Sentence Examples


  • He showed indeed none of the avaricious temper so common among the politicians of the time.
  • Though probably not personally avaricious, he was justly accused of nepotism.
  • Frivolous, selfish, avaricious and fond of luxury, she used her influence, during the different periods when she was invested with the regency, not for the public welfare, but mainly in her own personal interest.
  • He promoted navigation and commerce, but was avaricious and deceitful.
  • The regent, without his father's coarseness, had a full share of his arbitary and avaricious temper.
 

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