Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of greed.

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Examples

  • Much of what plagues our country is our inability to think beyond ourselves and our own needs/greeds.

    Obama Calls for National Day of Service - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • A starting point for a spiritual warrior is to love the conditions, the darker aspect of yourself, call it the "ego", fears, doubts, greeds, angers, animosities.

    Anne Naylor: Why President Obama Gets My Vote As A Spiritual Warrior

  • At different times in our history, different companies rise and fall, depending on the needs and greeds of the times.

    CNN Transcript Jun 1, 2009

  • The politicans and corporate greeds blame us for buying houses – but take no blame for outsourcing our jobs, so we can keep making payments on our homes.

    Evening Buzz: Bailout Rejected

  • Given to us power of control, we will never carelessly throw them in to fill up the gaps in human relationships made by international ambitions and greeds.

    Woman and Labour

  • We used the religion to justify our greeds and our aggressions so we fail the religion.

    CNN Transcript Apr 20, 2003

  • You reveal all their false and bogus slogans by which they cover their aggressive intentions and greeds against peoples and nations.

    CNN Transcript Mar 6, 2003

  • Just a small band of older black men and women, a group characterized less by malice or calculation than by fear and small greeds.

    Dreams From My Father

  • The ending of the town, and this march to a new life; the long days on the road, the shared effort, the petty jealousies and greeds but also the sharing of a great adventure --- all of this she throws into it.

    Mother Of Storms

  • And you, who think yourself free because you have mastered fear and the body's greeds; the desires of the mind consume you like raging fire.

    The Persian Boy

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