Related formsav·a·ri·cious·ly, adverbav·a·ri·cious·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for avaricious
And if both women are more amoral and avaricious than Ma Joad and Mama Younger, well, so are we.
For this story has not been derived from hacked voicemails, an avaricious doctor, or a garrulous friend.
“There are so many couples who fit that bill,” she says of the avaricious pair.
He was regarded by all as an avaricious, griping old miser, whose whole life was devoted to the hoarding up of gold.
The avaricious light in his eyes as he noted the money she carried on the train, had first warned her against him.The Girl from Sunset Ranch|Amy Bell Marlowe
He could only suppose, therefore, that men who objected against the expense, must themselves be sordid and avaricious.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
Lucilla, perched on her sofa, was already regarding Jeckie with dilated and avaricious eyes.The Root of All Evil|J. S. Fletcher
This advantage has not been overlooked by the avaricious, and many persons seem to have set the laws of trade at defiance.Novanglus, and Massachusettensis|John Adams