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Acquisitiveness also large; this gentleman believes in getting the full value for his money.
Those qualities were greed and persistence in acquisitiveness, cunning and subtlety, also bragging and self-assertiveness.
Her delicately curved lips were free from the grim lines of concentrated acquisitiveness.
MR. GREX OF MONTE CARLOE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Her venality, he began to see, was merely the instinctive acquisitiveness of the savage, the greed of the petted child.
THE SHADOWARTHUR STRINGER
He puts acquisitiveness first and right and sterling honesty and unselfishness second.
Nor did his removal affect the acquisitiveness of his successor, who loyally followed in his footsteps.
LOOKING SEAWARD AGAINWALTER RUNCIMAN
His hard, eager eyes showed censoriousness, cruelty, and acquisitiveness.
THE SEA AND THE JUNGLEH. M. TOMLINSON
The true location of acquisitiveness is anterior to combativeness, and lower than adhesiveness.
Another instinct which has supplied fuel to patriotism of the baser sort is that of acquisitiveness.
OUTSPOKEN ESSAYSWILLIAM RALPH INGE
The storing of provisions by the ants is an exercise of acquisitiveness,—the faculty which with us makes rich men and misers.

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