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cupidity

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcupiditycu‧pid‧i‧ty /kjʊˈpɪdəti/ noun [uncountable] formal 🔊 🔊 WANTvery strong desire for something, especially money or property syn greed 🔊 the cupidity of some businessmen
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cupidityRincewind took a few steps forward, cupidity moving him as easily as if he were on little wheels.Its whole history is known and is a sad example of cupidity overriding respect for beauty and history.
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