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Pīnyīn
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to have a voracious desire for / to covet / greedy / corrupt
to be corrupt / corruption / to embezzle
HSK 6
avaricious / greedy / rapacious / insatiable / avid
HSK 6
gluttonous / voracious
greedy
greedy / glutton
(of an official) corrupt and negligent of his duty
anti-corruption (policy)
corruption
to covet / to seek (riches, fame)
to only want to have a good time / to just want to have fun, and to shy away from self-discipline
corrupt official / grasping functionary / greedy mandarin
glutton / chowhound
to cling to / to be reluctant to give up (sth) / to have a fondness for (an indulgence etc)
to drink in excess
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied
to be greedy in getting money
greedy for sex / given to lust for women
anti-corruption
greedy for life, afraid of death (idiom); craven and cowardly / clinging abjectly to life / only interested in saving one's neck
to pursue greedily / to crave
corruption and abuse of the law (idiom); to take bribes and bend the law
to be industrious, rising early and going to bed late
greed / avarice / rapacious / avid
grasping officials, corrupt mandarins (idiom); abuse and corruption
gluttonous
anticorruption
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied
corruption
to bite off more than one can chew (idiom)
glutton
to be avaricious and mean
penny wise and pound foolish (idiom)
to misappropriate
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied
gluttonous / greedy / insatiable / avid
insatiably greedy (idiom)
good wine taken in excess (idiom); fond of the bottle
to claim credit for other people's achievements (idiom)
corruption
Greed is the root of all evil.
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied
greed for bribes knows no bounds (idiom); unbridled corruption
brutal, greedy, arrogant and deceitful (idiom)


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