Along with his relatives and cronies, Karzai is widely suspected of corruption of both the acquisitive and political variety.
Comcast, acquisitive octopus that it is, has a new, $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable currently on the table.
Susan Sontag once described the camera as “the ideal arm of consciousness in an acquisitive mood.”
“I think at that level the acquisitive hunter-gatherer gene influences them more than riches,” Bass said.
It is of the essence of the scheme that the acquisitive activities of mankind afford a net balance of pleasure.
The mind of the modern Japanese is progressive and acquisitive.
He was of an acquisitive nature, was Charlie—and the road to his favor must be paved with gifts.
The acquisitive Spaniard soon “caught on” and has never yet let go.
This growth and development which I speak of is not intellectual in the acquisitive sense.
The acquisitive instincts of man were exaggerated at the expense of the creative.