lust for power

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lust for power

Intense, insatiable desire to attain power and control. My brother's lust for power in our company has created some deep and bitter divisions between him and the rest of the family.
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A lust for power can keep someone motivated to achieve when all the odds stand against him (or her) and when the back stabbers are out in force.