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- ‘I would suggest however, that the richer members of York society are just as guilty and that it's their avariciousness that is also to blame.’
- ‘This bill skilfully balances the difficulties of the elderly with the avariciousness, often, of the capital interests in retirement villages.’
- ‘I did not know that this covers a grasping avariciousness by the family towards the children.’
- ‘This has, he argues, ‘removed the taint of avariciousness that had always discoloured the market’.’
- ‘Over and over, they depict the brutality and avariciousness of Europeans and white males in the United States and present glorified portraits of other nations and cultures.’
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