Avaricious in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Avaricious

Actuated by avarice; extremely greedy for wealth or material gain; immoderately desirous of accumulating property.

Short Sentences for Avaricious

  • 1. Addressing an avaricious man, he treated of righteousness. 🔊
  • 2. Shame on thy coward spirit and thine avaricious heart! 🔊
  • 3. They even regarded Babylonia with avaricious eyes. 🔊
  • 4. He must and would escape from the tyranny of his avaricious father. 🔊
  • 5. Has he been generous in small things, but avaricious in great matters? 🔊
  • 6. He was a middle-aged man, with a pale, puffy face and avaricious eyes. 🔊
  • 7. I should grow avaricious in my old age, were I to remain with you. 🔊
  • 8. But he is not a bloody fellow--only an avaricious one. 🔊

How to use Avaricious in Sentences?

  • 1. This avaricious prince conceived the idea of stealing the instrument and imprisoning its owner. 🔊
  • 2. The art of seasoning pleasures in general, consists in being avaricious with them. 🔊
  • 3. The lawyer expected to get large fees from avaricious and contentious church litigants. 🔊
  • 4. She was, so runs the story, an avaricious woman, who never was known to do good to any one. 🔊
  • 5. An unsociable, avaricious man came to complain to Troost, who was the maid of Stavia. 🔊
  • 6. It seemed to her that she hated the green fields and red earth that lay between it and her avaricious fingers. 🔊
  • 7. To save money for avaricious purposes is altogether different from saving it for economical purposes. 🔊
  • 8. For the avaricious man generally desires to swallow as much meat and drink as he can, provided only it belong to another person. 🔊
  • 9. His share of what we have obtained is, after all, but trifling for an avaricious man who cherishes a grudge against you, and desires the whole. 🔊
  • 10. Several ladies cast avaricious looks at these gorgeous vestments, and especially at the blouse, which was heavy with dragons woven in gold thread. 🔊
  • 11. He was incapable of heroism, weak, banal, more spiritless than a woman, avaricious too, and cowardly. 🔊
  • 12. He rode along cheerfully, feasting his avaricious heart on the great hoard he would bring back, when suddenly the ass that bore him balked. 🔊

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