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greed

 
 
pronunciation:
grid
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a great desire for more wealth and possessions than one needs or deserves.
His greed for power caused many people to hate him.
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  • greedy:
    having or showing greed.
  • greedily:
    in a way that shows greed.