Origin of greed
SYNONYMS FOR greed
Related formsgreed·less, adjectivegreed·some, adjective
Definition for greed (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object), greed, gree·ing. British Dialect.
Origin of gree3
Examples from the Web for greed
Whatever comes in the coming days is called by the greed of Sony Pictures Entertainment.
The opera is a dark and passionate tale of adultery and greed.
The foreclosure-drama is a fascinating study of greed and class warfare, boasting excellent turns by Garfield and Shannon.Andrew Garfield on the Evils of Capitalism, the Hacking Scandal, and Criticism of ‘Spider-Man 2’|Marlow Stern|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And my beloved Zimbabwe has sunk from a promising beacon into an abyss of greed and dictatorship.How I Got Addicted to Africa (and Wrote a Thriller About It)|Todd Moss|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“My daughter died because of their greed,” the mother said of the car company.The Cops Who Found Out the Truth About GM's Deadly Cars—in 2006|Michael Daly|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Greed had made folds about his eyes, evil smiles had puckered his mouth.
Society has become warped with the heat of lust, and the fierce fever of competition, and the hot, devouring fires of greed.My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year|John Henry Jowett
“Anger and greed have darkened thy reason,” answered Kush, with impatience.The Pharaoh and the Priest|Alexander Glovatski
In her face his shrewdness had discerned nothing but the animal and the greed of unsatiated appetites.Mr. Incoul's Misadventure|Edgar Saltus
It was prompted by greed and vanity more than by a sense of danger.Beacon Lights of History, Volume IV|John Lord