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- 1. acquisitive (vs. unacquisitive), accumulative, avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensile, possessive, plundering, predaceous, predacious, predatory, rapacious, ravening, voracious, sordid
- usage: eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas; "an acquisitive mind"; "an acquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied"
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