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Cupidity 1100 Words You Need Week 16 Day 3

Cupidity 1100 Words You Need

Cupidity 1100 Words You Need

/kjuːˈpɪd.ɪ.ti/ (noun)

greed for money and possessions, avarice, materialism, rapacity, covetousness, greediness, acquisitiveness, avidity, avariciousness

But when I am alone with myself, I have not the courage to think of myself as an artist in the great and ancient sense of the term. Giotto, Titian, Rembrandt, and Goya were great painters. I am only a public entertainer who has understood his times and has exhausted the best he could the imbecility, the vanity, the cupidity of his contemporaries.

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Again, it is the images of businessman cupidity not of prosperity that endure from the 1920s. It’s the 1929 collapse that people recall, not the new, widespread availability of telephones, radios, washing machines and refrigerators which was made possible by huge stock market investments and smart entrepreneurs.

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In 1933 Kansas was mired in the Great Depression, ravaged by the Dust Bowl, and afflicted by human cupidity. The biggest public scandal in Kansas history is the subject of this thorough and well-written monograph.

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Antonym: generosity

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