Sentences with word «avarice»

Avarice is one of the seven deadly sins. The word "Avarice" is used to describe someone that has an extreme greed for wealth or material gain. (Wikipedia) (See all definitions)
I would suggest to you, KR, that the fixation on the non problem of CAGW by our scientists, with government funding exclusivity to what should be a minor backwater of science, combined with governmental incompetence and avarice with determination to fleece the populace of every last red cent in the process, are exactly the reasons why the world would not pull together to even detect, let alone react to the threat of an asteroid bearing down on the earth.
ENVIRONMENT
Moreover, adaptation has better economics, and consequently in the minds of those driven by libertarian avarice, better ethics.
ENVIRONMENT
But Assassin's Creed Origins is about the impossibility of going back to sleep once you've truly comprehended the depths of the avarice, cruelty, and manipulation unleashed by elites on the everyday people of the world.
GAMING
To earn a good living is a common goal and a necessity, yet many of our colleagues are given over to avarice.
REAL_ESTATE
It doesn't quite hit those heights - and it's sad that this jubilant mood is tainted with a hint of muddled avarice.
GAMING
Simplicity itself, it seems, the call of Hollywood too often turns idealism into avarice, making a man doing the right thing for himself and his culture an anomaly — and a welcome one.
MOVIES & TV
While their relationship survived the zombie apocalypse, it couldn't weather my avarice.
MOVIES & TV
Stories spin within stories in this spellbinding tale of avarice, love, and revenge, which begins in Toronto in 1945 with the spectacular suicide of 25-year-old Laura Chase and continues over the course of the life of her sister, Iris, whose wry musings on their colorful past alternate with chapters from Laura's mysterious and erotic posthumously published novel.
BOOKS
Probity, accountability and social justice would on any day liberate the overwhelming majority of our people from the bondage or difficulties they find themselves in.The fight against corruption, greed and avarice has however been at great cost.
POLITICS
Further, divisiveness, false teaching, avarice, personal pride and ambition are all treated specifically.
RELIGION
He then explains the duplicity of his message against sin and avarice.
ENVIRONMENT
Be forewarned: Whether through ego, avarice, or unchecked enthusiasm, Jackson has wandered deep into the realm of fan fiction.
MOVIES & TV
Gold diggers and vulgar empire builders will continue to offer the contents of brown paper bags to politicians who promise to cut taxes but this is borne from an avarice and hypocrisy.
ENVIRONMENT
The film, which Spielberg stages with a breathless sense of pace and a characteristically impressive, intuitive sense of composition, often celebrates the politicians of Lincoln's era, not for the purity of their intention, but for the obviousness of their avarice, a notion that, true or not, is amusing and resonant.
MOVIES & TV
«We can not stand by idly and let the avarice, indifference, and misguided «priorities» in this proposed budget go unchallenged or we will see all the progress we've made in the past few years rolled back,» Poloncarz said in the release.
POLITICS
because of an orange avarice ray, or seeing the Joker show genuine affection and concern for Batman after being affected by the light of the Star Sapphires, is genuinely entertaining and used to great effect during the many cut scenes.
GAMING
Samuels finds wrath, avarice and lust around the blogosphere and, best of all, David Giacalone of f/k/a who gives hell to the Texas Bar Appellate Section's version of a haiku contest.
LAW
Like Casino, Wall Street returns to Scorsese's recurring themes of guilt, forgiveness, avarice and unfulfilled dreams.
MOVIES & TV
I actually did make money betting on the Arctic sea ice this year — but I would like to point out the bets were motivated more by anger than avarice.
ENVIRONMENT
The superb support cast includes alums Stephen Colbert as a pious history teacher and Greg Hollimon as Principal Blackman, who masks his own avarice with unflappable dignity.
MOVIES & TV
Given the patchy backstory («I don't like to talk about such things...»), Plainview's more metaphor than man, an emblem of avarice or morally bankrupt capitalism, or just sheer, self-serving Evil.
MOVIES & TV
Regardless of one's views about the levels of avarice in parts of the profession, it's instructive to compare the first step the California lawyers took to the actions of Mr. Waldman and his lawyers.
LAW
On the off chance that the management team you carefully chose for its avarice and incompetence left you some money, having too much debt will make it likely that that money will go into the pockets of creditors rather than your own.
MONEY
Scheming deception, greedy avarice, jealous envy, adultery, and eventually murder result from the conflict.
MOVIES & TV
The Girl Without Hands is a children's fable that, in true Grimms fashion, is also a morality play (here, about avarice, egotism, and the purity of hope) laced with elements both adult-grade bleak and kid-friendly fantastical.
MOVIES & TV
Astoundingly, the avalanche of alliteration advanced the avarice of the automatic automatons who advertise the abrasive audio in the atavistic agnostic appendices of the authoritarian authorial abodes.
BOOKS
Of course, your «Bozo» comment indicates some type of personal avarice towards Mr. Bezos and/or Amazon and probably means you're to immature, or invested emotionally, in some other company to understand this response.
BOOKS
Spurred on by the accessibility of the Information Superhighway and driven by inexperience and avarice, numerous untried resume writing services sprang up on the Internet.
JOBS
But this is a ruthless world of avarice and exploitation, where the spoils of the rich come at a terrible human cost and powerful men will go to any lengths to keep the mines in operation.
BOOKS
These characters sealed their fates with the choices they made long before the film even began, a life of half-hearted avarice without even the purity of purpose Malkina possesses.
MOVIES & TV
Disillusioned by the perceived avarice and pretension of the contemporary art world, Glenn Kaino began incorporating magic in his multimedia works.
ART
what do i care if human life is extinguished due to their own avarice.
ENVIRONMENT
Welcome to the new Civil War, only this time instead of slave-owners hiding their avarice behind claims of state's rights, it's religious extremists who are doing that.
RELIGION
We live in a country of avarice — an ultimately deadly combination of ignorance and self indulgence, mascaraded as patriotism and religiosity — the manifestation of the myth of «manifest destiny»
ENVIRONMENT
And he goes on to say that the Metropolitan is «a huge alchemical experiment, turning the worst of man's attributes — extravagance, lust, gluttony, acquisitiveness, envy, avarice, greed, egotism, and pride — into the very best, transmuting deadly sins into priceless treasure.»
BOOKS
While the film subtly indicts Reagan-era avarice, it works just fine as a straight-up chiller, thanks to the restrained direction by John Schlesinger (an Oscar winner for the brilliant Midnight Cowboy) and a sharp script by future Twin Peaks co-creator Mark Frost.
MOVIES & TV
Aloysius Pieris wrote: «In the Asian situation, the antonym of «wealth» is not poverty, but acquisitiveness and avarice, which make wealth anti-religious.
RELIGION
This curse is a punishment imposed by wise Mother Nature for the greed and avarice of the city inhabitants.
GAMING
It's crazy to see how irrational panic, or its inverse, unrestrained avarice, can cause otherwise decent people to do nutty things.
BUSINESS
On a larger scale, it builds on the concept of the western antihero, studying avarice and folly with the same keen eye Sergio Leone and Clint Eastwood would employ a decade later in their more self-aware spaghetti westerns.
MOVIES & TV
I looked at the full list of companies and found a mix that I would say Yes, Maybe, and No to individually, but No to altogether, especially with 25 % in financials and 22 % in health care, two industries whose biggest entities are the height of avarice and whose top-dogs are paid staggeringly huge salaries and bonuses (hundreds of millions of dollars per year) that I believe come from entrenched practices of outright usury and gross overcharging, among other heinous activities.
MONEY
Can I, in good faith, blame my avarice on others who own nice things?
RELIGION
The path to reconciling Miguel with his family history twists and turns, leading, among other things, to the shattering of idols and the realization that the darkness of avarice can hide within the glamor of the performing arts.
MOVIES & TV
Although Edward Skidelsky does not specify the sin involved in «off-shoring» hundreds of jobs from Sheffield to Mumbai, I presume it is callousness or avarice.
RELIGION
Sean is a strong proponent for a free Cooper Union and is inspired by the notion of the school being, in the words of The Cooper Union graduating class of 1871, an «everlasting protest against that avarice and ambition which rear overshadowing fortunes for mere personal gratification.»
ART
Some choose to look at the Internet era that Netscape spawned as a bad thing, a time of excesses and avarice.
BUSINESS
The answer is that a number of elements — from fan hunger to owner avarice — have come together at the same time.
SPORTS
He has stirred up some of his allies who, desiring to satisfy their own avarice, are presuming to assert far and wide that the Indians of the West and the South who have come to our notice in these times be reduced to our service like brute animals, under the pretext that they are lacking in the Catholic faith.
RELIGION
A service that matches openly honest gold diggers with available men of means; hunters who want to kill every animal on the planet so bad that they pay someone to bring them to their own backyard; and a pastor who preaches avarice over affection.
MOVIES & TV
They have conquered the land and are doing all things for their own greed and avarice.
POLITICS

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