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1. acquisitive

adjective. ['əˈkwɪzətɪv'] eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas.

Synonyms

  • covetous
  • rapacious
  • possessive
  • ravening
  • voracious
  • sordid
  • accumulative
  • plundering
  • prehensile
  • predaceous
  • avaricious
  • predatory
  • predacious
  • grabby
  • greedy
  • acquisitiveness

Antonyms

  • undesirous
  • abstemious
  • unaggressive
  • nominative

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Words that Rhyme with Acquisitive

  • abortive
  • accommodative
  • accumulative
  • accusative
  • active
  • adaptive
  • addictive
  • additive
  • additive
  • adjective
  • administrative
  • adoptive
  • affective
  • affirmative
  • airmotive
  • alliterative
  • alliterative
  • anticompetitive
  • anti-infective
  • appointive

Example sentences of the word acquisitive


1. Adjective
Members of each of these groups felt victimized by the acquisitive nature of monopolies.

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