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  • 6, &c.), avaricious (ii.
  • He showed indeed none of the avaricious temper so common among the politicians of the time.
  • The avaricious Henry VII.
  • Though probably not personally avaricious, he was justly accused of nepotism.
  • Licentious and avaricious, he amassed great wealth; and when he died on the 25th of October 1292 he left numerous estates in Shropshire, Worcestershire, Somerset, Kent, Surrey and elsewhere.

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