Definition of Avarices
1. avarice [n] - See also: avarice
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Avarices
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, ..."