Avarice – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing
Avarice: (Noun) /ˈævərɪs/
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a desire to have a lot of money that is considered to be too strong
Greed, Avidity, Covetousness
For IELTS Speaking:.
“As a result of the man’s refreshing lack of avarice, a replica of the pub had to be built.”
“I interpreted his secrecy as emotional avarice.”
For IELTS Writing:
“Consuming the fruits of the Earth unrestrained, we become consumed ourselves by avarice and greed.”
Choose the following words to fill in the blank: backfire, canny, avowed, backbone, backdrop, carnival, cakewalk, assisted, bachelor, avarice.
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- The company’s new policy _____________ when a number of employees threatened to quit.
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