Greedy and Parsimonious


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Greedy adjective – Having or marked by an eager and often selfish desire especially for material possessions.
Parsimonious is a synonym for greedy in selfish topic. In some cases you can use "Parsimonious" instead an adjective "Greedy", when it comes to topics like miserly, stingy, avaricious, not generous.
Nearby Words: greed, greediness, greedily
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Parsimonious adjective – Giving or sharing as little as possible.
Usage example: a parsimonious woman who insists that charity begins—and ends—at home

Greedy is a synonym for parsimonious in selfish topic. You can use "Greedy" instead an adjective "Parsimonious", if it concerns topics such as avaricious, not generous, penny-pinching.
Nearby Words: parsimony, parsimoniously
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