And if both women are more amoral and avaricious than Ma Joad and Mama Younger, well, so are we.
“There are so many couples who fit that bill,” she says of the avaricious pair.
For this story has not been derived from hacked voicemails, an avaricious doctor, or a garrulous friend.
What if his government were proved to be one of the most corrupt, avaricious, tyrannical, that ever existed upon earth?
Many of them were avaricious, timid, lazy and inattentive to their duties.
He knew instinctively that she was avaricious by nature, and would be likely to do anything for gain.
The avaricious are out of the pale of peace already, and at all events.
"Unscrupulous, fierce, and avaricious," he is a type of the great feudal churchmen when they were veritable rulers.
What, and expose all our hoarded wealth to the eyes of the avaricious crew!
And she strove to impart an expression of compassionate good-nature to her long, avaricious, false face.