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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being greedy.

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

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

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