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Accenture Interactive has been on an acquisitive spree of sorts over the last 10 years, growing its roster of independent agencies, as well as digital and marketing services firms.
CHEAT SHEET: WHAT DAVID DROGA’S ASCENSION TO CEO OF ACCENTURE INTERACTIVE MEANS FOR CREATIVITYMICHAEL BÜRGIAUGUST 19, 2021DIGIDAY
His acquisitive mind was never idle, and in 1732 he began the publication of the celebrated "Poor Richard's Almanac."
STEAM STEEL AND ELECTRICITYJAMES W. STEELE
Now here was an oddity in a world of self-centred, acquisitive tradespeople: a dealer who decried her own wares.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
The angler constructs nothing: he belongs to the acquisitive branch.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
He traces the Sophist by descending subdivision from the acquisitive genus of art.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
Again, we may find the Sophist by descending through a different string of subordinate classes from the genus — Acquisitive Art.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
England has been collecting, for many centuries, islands and suchlike; she is paying the penalty of her acquisitive mania.
ALONENORMAN DOUGLAS
To be rich is within the compass of any man gifted or cursed with an acquisitive temperament.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
What remains to the workman is however not so much acquisitive desires as love of security and a wish for a good time.
HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
Man has never been a merely acquisitive being; for example, he is also a fighting and a praying being.
OUTSPOKEN ESSAYSWILLIAM RALPH INGE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ACQUISITIVE

  • acquisitive
  • avaricious
  • chary
  • cheap
  • chintzy
  • churlish
  • close
  • close-fisted
  • costive
  • covetous
  • curmudgeonly
  • economical
  • extortionate
  • frugal
  • grasping
  • greedy
  • grudging
  • ignoble
  • illiberal
  • ironfisted
  • mean
  • miserly
  • narrow
  • near
  • niggard
  • niggardly
  • acquisitive
  • avaricious
  • avid
  • carnivorous
  • close
  • close-fisted
  • covetous
  • craving
  • desirous
  • devouring
  • eager
  • edacious
  • esurient
  • gluttonous
  • grabby
  • grasping
  • grudging
  • hungry
  • impatient
  • insatiable
  • insatiat
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