Word of the Week: Avarice

CliffsNotes October 7, 2014

 

money 


Word: AVARICE (n)

Meaning: greed

Synonyms: materialism, greediness, miserliness

 

1. America’s materialistic society breeds avarice.

2. Ebenezer Scrooge's avarice made him hate Christmas.

3. Many religions encourage kindness and generosity while warning against avarice.

 
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