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Faustian-adjective  [fou-stee-uhn]
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Faust: a Faustian novel.
2. sacrificing spiritual values for power, knowledge, or material gain: a Faustian pact with the Devil.
3. characterized by spiritual dissatisfaction or torment.
4. possessed with a hunger for knowledge or mastery.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Faustian

The Faustian society would stop at nothing to gain riches.

(If someone wants to use it in a better sentence, I'd greatly appreciate it. I know that this one isn't great)
Tags: adjective, f, literature
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