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Definition 1: reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for avarice in the sense of this definition

(avarice is a kind of ...) an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace

"theologians list seven mortal sins"

Definition 2: extreme greed for material wealth - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for avarice in the sense of this definition

(avarice is a kind of ...) excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves

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