avarice - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] formal 

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/ˈævərɪs/
  1. a strong feeling that you want to have a lot of money and possessions and keep them for yourself

derived words

avaricious

 

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/ˌævəˈrɪʃəs/
adjective

avariciously

 

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/ˌævəˈrɪʃəsli/
adverb