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Related / Similar Words: avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy

 

Definition:
  • immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor''s fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greed;
  • adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object; "a monkey''s prehensile tail";
  • having a keen intellect; "poets--those gifted strangely prehensile men"- A.T.Quiller-Couch;

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