Definition of avarice:
- envy (part of speech: noun)
- gluttony (part of speech: noun)
- "From the Housetops", George Barr McCutcheon.
- "The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume III", Percy Bysshe Shelley Edited by Thomas Hutchinson, M. A..
But this returning train was larger than either of the other two, carried much less freight, a large amount of specie, and would drive a large herd of mules across the prairies for sale in the Missouri settlements, which would fan the fires of Indian avarice all along the trail.- "Bring Me His Ears", Clarence E. Mulford.