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Negative ConnotationPlay
Avarice has a strongly negative tone, suggesting disapproval of excessive greed. SlideHis avarice led to a life of corruption and betrayal.
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Wealth ObsessionPlay
Use 'avarice' when referring to an unhealthy obsession with accumulating wealth. SlideThe tycoon's avarice was apparent in his relentless pursuit of money.
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Avarice is often used in historical or literary contexts to highlight greed as a vice. SlideIn many fables, a character's downfall is the result of their avarice.