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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greed  \Greed\,  n.  [Akin  to  Goth.  gr?dus  hunger,  Icel. 
  gr[=a][eth]r.  [root]34.  See  {Greedy.}] 
  An  eager  desire  or  longing;  greediness;  as  a  greed  of  gain. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  greed 
  n  1:  excessive  desire  to  acquire  or  possess  more  (esp  material 
  wealth)  than  one  needs  or  deserves 
  2:  reprehensible  acquisitiveness;  insatiable  desire  for  wealth 
  (personified  as  one  of  the  deadly  sins)  [syn:  {avarice},  {covetousness}, 
  {rapacity},  {avaritia}] 




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