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Related to avaritia: Seven deadly sins, 7 Deadly Sins
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Noun1.avaritia - reprehensible acquisitivenessavaritia - reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)
deadly sin, mortal sin - an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace; "theologians list seven mortal sins"
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During entomological surveys in the Kuankuoshui National Nature Reserve of Guizhou Province, female specimens of Culicoides belonging to an undescribed species of the subgenus Avaritia were collected.
Walid, who won the Best Short award for his film, Bra-et Al Rouh at the Best Shorts competition in California in 2012, is currently filming Avaritia, about a money obsessed banker.
Inrupit in res optime positas avaritia et, dum seducere aliquid cupid atque suum vertere, omnia fecit aliena et in angustum se ex immense redigit.
The same has to be said in the context of an interesting passage on the Macedonian administration in Iran: Invisum Macedonum nomen avaritia eorum (scil.
quicquam gratuito facit), hence greed is living amongst the dead (ergo et inter mortuos avaritia vivit; 6,18,6).
phytogeny (Figure), which includes GenBank sequences representing all 5 species of the subgenus Avaritia (including C.
1, where they appear alongside petulantia, libido, and avaritia (insolence, lust, and greed), all aspects of his intrinsic wickedness and by no means merely signs of his uneasy adolescence; note, too, luxuria immoderatissima at Suet.
In the woodcut made from Bruegel's illustration of Avaritia (Figure 1), greed is represented by a poisonous frog that sits in front of a beautiful woman serenely counting gold coins.