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noun [uncountable] formal     avarice pronunciation in American English
  1. a strong feeling that you want to have a lot of money and possessions and keep them for yourself

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     avaricious pronunciation in American English
/ˌævəˈrɪʃəs/ adjective


     avariciously pronunciation in American English
/ˌævəˈrɪʃəsli/ adverb


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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