Thesaurus / acquisitive
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There were those who held that the cloak might have been carried off by some acquisitive individual.

The Gay CockadeTemple Bailey

This instinct of mutual aid is as truly a cosmic force as the acquisitive instinct.

The Coming of CoalRobert W. Bruere

You have a more energetic, stirring, acquisitive, and capacious soul.

The shops gave her none of the acquisitive pleasure he had expected.

CaptivityM. Leonora Eyles

The mind of the modern Japanese is progressive and acquisitive.

The Empire of the EastH. B. Montgomery

One may speak of him as keen and acquisitive intellectually, and creative through his temperament.

To be rich is within the compass of any man gifted or cursed with an acquisitive temperament.

American SketchesCharles Whibley

Thus the class Artists is bisected into Constructive — Acquisitive.

They were essentially land-owners, and, when endowed with the acquisitive faculty, usurers.

The whole world of human interests was assigned to it as its province (The Acquisitive Society).

Painted WindowsHarold Begbie

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