How do you pronounce the word avaricious?
What is the meaning of avaricious?
: greedy of gain : excessively acquisitive especially in seeking to hoard riches avaricious land-grabbers.
How do you pronounce wretchedness?
What is the opposite of avaricious?
Opposite of having or showing an intense or selfish desire for wealth or power. altruistic. generous. humanitarian. beneficent.
What does fusillade mean?
1a : a number of shots fired simultaneously or in rapid succession.
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