Definition: excessive greed
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): greediness, covetousness
Antonym(s): philanthropy, generosity
1. In a display of avarice, the pharmaceutical company is selling the drug at ten times its actual cost.
2. The woman’s avarice led her to kill her wealthy husband.
3. Because the teen was driven by avarice, he robbed the convenience store.