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Adjectives (11)
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greedy
adj. wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume; "don't be greedy with the cookies"
devouring, avid, esurient, greedy
adj. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous; "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame"
avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensile
adj. immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greedier"; "prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"
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avid, zealous
adj. marked by active interest and enthusiasm; "an avid sports fan"
avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensile
adj. immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greedier"; "prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"
devouring, avid, esurient, greedy
adj. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous; "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame"
covetous, envious, jealous
adj. showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages; "he was never covetous before he met her"; "jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"; "envious of their art collection"
selfish
adj. concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others; "Selfish men were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the sacred cause of civil rights"- Maria Weston Chapman
egocentric, egoistical, self-centered, self-centred
adj. limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
self-indulgent
adj. indulgent of your own appetites and desires; "a self-indulgent...way of looking at life"- Havelock Ellis
stingy, ungenerous
adj. unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"
economical, frugal, scotch, sparing, stinting
adj. avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"
sparse, thin
adj. not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
worldly, secular, temporal
adj. characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world; "worldly goods and advancement"; "temporal possessions of the church"
hedonic, hedonistic, epicurean
adj. devoted to pleasure; "a hedonic thrill"; "lives of unending hedonistic delight"; "epicurean pleasures"
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crapulous
adj. given to gross intemperance in eating or drinking; "a crapulous old reprobate"
crapulent, crapulous
adj. suffering from excessive eating or drinking; "crapulent sleep"; "a crapulous stomach"
edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfish
adj. devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"
hoggish, piggish, piggy, porcine, swinish
adj. resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy; "piggish table manners"; "the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father"; "swinish slavering over food"
overgreedy, too-greedy
adj. excessively gluttonous
scavenging
adj. searching for and feeding on decaying matter: "scavenging hyenas and vultures"
dying, anxious
adj. eagerly desirous; "anxious to see the new show at the museum"; "dying to hear who won"
appetent
adj. marked by eager desire; "a big rich appetent Western city"
thirsty, athirst, hungry
adj. extremely desirous; usu followed by "for": "a thirst for knowledge"; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for information"
covetous, envious, jealous
adj. showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages; "he was never covetous before he met her"; "jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"; "envious of their art collection"
accumulative
adj. marked by acquiring or amassing; "we live in an accumulative society"
possessive
adj. desirous of owning; "small children are so possessive they will not let others play with their toys"
plundering
adj. given to taking by force what is desired
predaceous, predacious, predatory
adj. living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain; "predatory capitalists"; "a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and decency can prove fatal"- Peter S. Prescott; "a predacious kind of animal--the early geological gangster"- W.E.Swinton
rapacious, ravening, voracious
adj. excessively greedy and grasping; "a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to voracious governments"
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