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


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