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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
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 cling to / to be reluctant to give up (sth) / to have a fondness for (an indulgence etc)
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
greed / avarice / rapacious / avid
grasping officials, corrupt mandarins (idiom); abuse and corruption
gluttonous
glutton / chowhound
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied
corruption
to bite off more than one can chew (idiom)
greedy for life, afraid of death (idiom); craven and cowardly / clinging abjectly to life / only interested in saving one's neck
glutton
to be avaricious and mean
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied
gluttonous / greedy / insatiable / avid
to misappropriate
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


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