Covetousness [noun]

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Sentence/Example of Covetousness:

Stealing was reprehended in the Ten Commandments, and so was covetousness.

These details having been arranged, it remained only for the Burbages to save their building from the covetousness of Alleyn.

They talked of the covetousness and want of scruple of the Knights, of their passion for aggrandizement and their rapacity.

They sowed in the hearts of youth the seed of covetousness, and they excited it with the bait of the most insatiable passions.

Envy and covetousness had long since stifled every sentiment of honor and self-respect in his base heart.

I saw how the generosity of the people of the Church was encouraging covetousness on the part of the clergy.

His heart had been set on his covetousness throughout, while Peter in his inmost soul was loyal and true.

“Neither at any time used we flattering words, as ye know, nor a cloak of covetousness; God is witness,” he adds.

It was a bluff, pure and simple, born of his covetousness, but it had the desired effect—or nearly so.

Covetousness entered his mind, and calling to the youth, he said, "What is the price of thy horse?"