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Immoderately desirous of wealth or gain; greedy.

av′a·ri′cious·ly adv.
av′a·ri′cious·ness n.
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Adv.1.avariciously - in a greedy manneravariciously - in a greedy manner      


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One day Tom was in the act of dosing the crack when his aunt's yellow cat came along, purring, ey- ing the teaspoon avariciously, and begging for a taste.
Their heads were bent forward, they were animated by a suppressed eagerness, their eyes flashed avariciously.
He clutched it avariciously, looked at it as a miser looks at gold, and thrust it into his shirt bosom.
The right-wing media avariciously exploits public fears about immigration, selling newspapers with thinly veiled scare stories demonizing Syrian refugees.
Already at the tail-end of numerous false allegations by this individual who had benefitted avariciously from our family, my being accused of imagined transgressions violates the accepted rules on impartiality, which is what the Party has always fought for,' he said.
If elected, Trump would avariciously wield the scepter of totalitarianism.
Balochistan - the mineral-rich and strategically-located province - is very much in the rivaling international eyes, with world powers and regional countries eyeing it avariciously to push it into their own orbits of influence and domination.