I am writing it,” she tells us, “and I spill it all out on my lap like very money, like riches, beyond the dreams of avarice.
It was the age of unbridled excess, avarice, and machismo gone haywire.
TopsyBy Michael Daly A tragic tale of a circus elephant who fell victim to human competition and avarice.
excessive or insatiable desire or greed; cupidity
Latin avere 'to covet'
c.1300, from Old French avarice "greed, covetousness" (12c.), from Latin avaritia "greed," from avarus "greedy," adjectival form of avere "crave, long for."