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{adj: avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensile} immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
"they are avaricious and will do anything for money"
"casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"
"a grasping old miser"
"grasping commercialism"
"greedy for money and power"
"grew richer and greedier"
"prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"

{adj: cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny} giving or spending with reluctance
"our cheeseparing administration"
"very close (or near) with his money"
"a penny-pinching miserly old man"

{adj: old} of long duration; not new
"old tradition"
"old house"
"old wine"
"old country"
"old friendships"
"old money"
<-> new


{adv: aside, by, away} in reserve; not for immediate use
"started setting aside money to buy a car"
"put something by for her old age"
"has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day"

{n: bag, old bag} an ugly or ill-tempered woman
"he was romancing the old bag for her money"

{n: silver spoon, old money} the inherited wealth of established upper-class families
"he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth"
"she is the daughter of old money from Massachusetts"

{v: cozen} cheat or trick
"He cozened the money out of the old man"


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