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to have a voracious desire for / to covet / greedy / corrupt
to be corrupt / corruption / to embezzle
HSK 6
gluttonous / voracious
greedy
greedy / glutton
avaricious / greedy / rapacious / insatiable / avid
HSK 6
anti-corruption (policy)
corruption
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
(of an official) corrupt and negligent of his duty
to drink in excess
to covet / to seek (riches, fame)
to be greedy in getting money
greedy for sex / given to lust for women
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
gluttonous
glutton / chowhound
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied
to cling to / to be reluctant to give up (sth) / to have a fondness for (an indulgence etc)
anti-corruption
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied
corruption
to bite off more than one can chew (idiom)
anticorruption
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
glutton
to be avaricious and mean
gluttonous / greedy / insatiable / avid
to misappropriate
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied
good wine taken in excess (idiom); fond of the bottle
to claim credit for other people's achievements (idiom)
penny wise and pound foolish (idiom)
corruption
insatiably greedy (idiom)
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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