Example sentences for: acquisitive

How can you use “acquisitive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But it proved to be the most fruitful, all too tempting to the acquisitive appetites of France, Spain, and rival Italian duchies and city-states such as Venice, which pushed its Serene Republic as far west as Bergamo.

  • Anyone laboring under the delusion that English is not an acquisitive language should be disabused by the following caption from an article about delicatessens that appeared in the Magazine Section of The Sunday Times [London], 7 January 1989: [“Foreignisms” are so set in the original.

  • As the conservative, acquisitive 1980s took off, Miss Manners was conscripted for the conservative values crusade.

  • The Mycenaeans were an acquisitive race who came to conquer, not to trade.

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