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 for Cupidity
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cupidity \Cu*pid"i*ty\ (k?-p?d"?-t?), n. [F. cupidite, L.
     cupiditas, fr. cupidus longing, desiring, fr. cupere to long
     for, desire. See Covet.]
     1. A passionate desire; love. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Eager or inordinate desire, especially for wealth; greed
        of gain; avarice; covetousness.
        [1913 Webster]
              With the feelings of political distrust were mingled
              those of cupidity and envy, as the Spaniard saw the
              fairest provinces of the south still in the hands of
              the accursed race of Ishmael.         --Prescott.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: extreme greed for material wealth [syn: avarice,
           avariciousness, covetousness, cupidity]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "cupidity":
     acquisitiveness, avarice, avariciousness, avidity, avidness,
     covetousness, craving, desire, eagerness, frenzy of desire,
     fury of desire, gluttony, grasping, graspingness, greed,
     greediness, hoggishness, incontinence, infatuation,
     inordinate desire, insatiability, insatiable desire,
     intemperateness, itching palm, lust, overgreediness, passion,
     piggishness, possessiveness, rapaciousness, rapacity, ravenousness,
     sordidness, swinishness, voraciousness, voracity, wolfishness

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