mammon

Part of speech: noun

The Syrian god of riches; worldiness; avarice.

Part of speech: noun

Riches; wealth.

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Usage examples "mammon":

  1. His elegant pursuits, his cheerful studies, were considered by the young but stern enthusiast as the miserable recreations of Mammon and the world. - "Ernest Maltravers, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. To these thronged recruits in the regiments of Mammon, experience brought no caution, age no wisdom. - "Masterman and Son", W. J. Dawson.
  3. That President Wilson would naturally set his face against any such deliberate compromise between Mammon and lofty ideals it was superfluous to affirm. - "The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference", Emile Joseph Dillon.