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  • n. The state of being greedy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being greedy; vehement and selfish desire.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being greedy, especially with reference to the gratification of the animal appetites; hence, specifically, ravenousness; voracity.
  • n. Synonyms Gluttony, rapacity, eagerness, avidity. See greed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an excessive desire for food
  • n. an excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts)

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