Definition of Avarices

1. avarice [n] - See also: avarice



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Avarices

avant-gardist
avant-gardists
avant-guard
avant-metal
avant la lettre
avantgarde
avantgardes
avantgardism
avantgardist
avantgardistic
avantgardists
avanti
avanturine
avaram
avarice
avarices (current term)
avaricious
avariciously
avariciousness
avaritia
avarous
avas
avascular
avascular necroses
avascular necrosis
avascularities
avascularity
avascularization
avast

Literary usage of Avarices

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bookman (1911)
"His impetuosity, his enthusiasms, his extravagances, his avarices, his social and political ambitions, and the manifestations of these traits, ..."

2. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"Unspeakably beautiful is this young Woman to him ; radiant as ox-eyed Juno, as Diana of the silver bow,—such a power in her to gratify the avarices, ..."

3. Woodrow Wilson and World Settlement by Ray Stannard Baker (1922)
"It was carved out of such hard-appearing substance as the material fears, necessities, avarices, of a single nation, France. It was all outwardly so clever, ..."

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