avariciously
adverb see avaricious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Avariciously — Avaricious Av a*ri cious ([a^]v [.a]*r[i^]sh [u^]s), a. [Cf. F. avaricieux.] Actuated by avarice; greedy of gain; immoderately desirous of accumulating property. [1913 Webster] Syn: Greedy; stingy; rapacious; griping; sordid; close. Usage:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • avariciously — See avaricious. * * * …   Universalium

  • avariciously — adverb In a greedy or self serving manner …   Wiktionary

  • avariciously — adv. greedily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • avariciously — av·a·ri·cious·ly …   English syllables

  • avariciously — See: avarice …   English dictionary

  • avariciously — adverb in a greedy manner • Syn: ↑covetously, ↑greedily • Derived from adjective: ↑greedy (for: ↑greedily), ↑covetous (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • avaricious — avariciously, adv. avariciousness, n. /av euh rish euhs/, adj. characterized by avarice; greedy; covetous. [1425 75; late ME; see AVARICE, IOUS] Syn. AVARICIOUS, COVETOUS, GREEDY, RAPACIOUS share the sense of desiring to possess more of something …   Universalium

  • covetously — adverb 1. with jealousy; in an envious manner he looked at his friend s new car jealously • Syn: ↑enviously, ↑jealously • Derived from adjective: ↑jealous (for: ↑jealously), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • greedily — adverb in a greedy manner (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑avariciously, ↑covetously • Derived from adjective: ↑greedy, ↑covetous (for: ↑covetously), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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