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grasping

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgraspinggrasp‧ing /ˈɡrɑːspɪŋ $ ˈɡræs-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 GREEDYtoo eager to get money and unwilling to give any of it away or spend it 🔊 Hanson was a hard, grasping man.
Examples from the Corpus
graspingHe seems like a good guy to me, not at all the usual grasping political type.She had tried to be hard and grasping, tried to deal with this in a sophisticated, detached manner.
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