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rich beyond the/any dream of avarice

Having more money than one could imagine, hope for, or spend the entirety of. If this scheme works, we'll be rich beyond the dream of avarice. We could spend the rest of our lives lounging on a beach in the Bahamas! After winning the lottery, I was suddenly rich beyond any ream of avarice, but it didn't really make me any happier.
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wealth beyond the/any dream of avarice

Wealth that is greater than one could ever imagine, hope for, or spend the entirety of. If this scheme works, we'll have wealth beyond the dream of avarice. We could spend the rest of our lives lounging on a beach in the Bahamas! The discovery of oil and natural gas reserves has brought wealth beyond any dream of avarice to the region.
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riches beyond the/any dream of avarice

Wealth that is greater than one could ever imagine, hope for, or spend the entirety of. If this scheme works, we'll have riches beyond the dream of avarice. We could spend the rest of our lives lounging on a beach in the Bahamas! The discovery of oil and natural gas reserves has brought riches beyond any dream of avarice to the region.
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rich beyond the dream of avarice

Wealthy beyond imagination. “Avarice” means “greedy,” so to be rich beyond the dream of avarice is to have more money than even a Scrooge McDuck or Charles Montgomery Burns nocturnal fantasy. The phrase can be traced back to two 18th-century writers, the redoubtable Samuel Johnson and the lesser-known Edward Moore.
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The Catechism of the Catholic Church says that the last great Biblical prohibition, "You shall not covet your neighbor's goods" is equivalent to the capital sins of envy and avarice. "The Tenth Commandment forbids avarice arising from a passion of riches and their attendant power." (11)
"People are billed as equals, but it's simply not true or possible." Avarice evokes the visual form of a virus, and is comprised of currency printed on blooms.
The publication of the government's energy bill contained lots of headline-friendly gestures aimed at protecting consumers from supplier avarice. But less publicised were some important measures aimed at strengthening market incentive mechanisms for ensuring that sufficient gas is available during a supply emergency.
It is not known why the avowed avengers of corporate and feudal avarice might target a set of beasts whose only known sin is sloth.
Throughout the day 'Simon Cowell' and 'Cheryl Cole' made guest appearances and acted out sketches which related to greed, avarice and vanity.
Don't give your and telephone Letters may and are editor's He made some good points about the avarice of senior bankers and the over dependence of the UK on financial services.
"The big powers have planned for dominance over the resources of the region through escalation of war and conflicts," Ahmadinejad said in Tehran on Wednesday.He also reiterated that the avarice of bullying powers is the root cause of conflicts in the Middle East region.World nations are in dire need of a just world order, he said.
He attributed the fathers' attitude to "greed and avarice."
It might foster excessive avarice. It might even inspire unbridled envy.
Where religious jihad has failed, greed and avarice have succeeded.
Where are the voices of Plaid Cymru objecting to this blatant betrayal of the people of Wales - the industrialisation and desecration of our beautiful country to the altar of exploitation and avarice.
Bruker BioSpin introduced the Avarice III NMR system.
While Jacqueline Vanhoutte argues that as a translation "Everyman does not belong in the original English canon" the origin of Everyman should actually guide our search for its role in an English literary context other than the relatively small group of "morality plays" or "moral comedies." (11) Spurred on by the fact that trade connections with the Low Countries were central to England's economy, critics must examine instead English literary traditions with mercantile connections, and before that, the representations of avarice in late estates satire and related texts.
Young Captain John Smith carried dedication and drive at the colony of Jamestown, yet as one disaster after another beset the colonists: intrigue, avarice, corruption, disease, starvation, and violent war with the indigenous peoples.
Xavier's letters to Loyola criticizing the avarice of the Portuguese entrepreneur of the 16th century could well apply to the corporate world of today.