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use "acquisitive" in a sentence

The acquisitive habits of the Venetians mean that the basilica is also a great museum of Byzantine artworks of all kinds (e.g., Pala d'Oro ).

By giving we destroy those acquisitive impulses that ultimately lead to further suffering.

Tony tanner writes that 'Jane
Austen, the daughter of a Tory parson, valued the old rural way of life, and she too was well aware of a new attitude abroad in the land-speculative, acquisitive, calculating, and irreverent.' Programme 2 The second in the series (Tuesday 28 July) explored the nature of acquisitive crime and proposed solutions to burglary, car theft and fraud.

Though the States-General viewed the acquisitive policies of Frederick William I of Prussia on the eastern frontier of the Republic with some trepidation this as yet did not form a reason to seek safety in defensive alliances.

Some dragons may be acquisitive hoarders, as in many mythologies, and this trait may also lead them to become very jealous of the attentions of their human partner.

It is with this minority of drug users that there is strong evidence of a link between drug use and acquisitive crime.

"Because of increasing pressure from Microsoft (MSFT) and the fact that search is becoming a much larger category, we expect Google to become more acquisitive in the core search areas," says Sandeep Aggarwal, analyst at Collins Stewart (CLST.

Cardinal Health (CAH) is a very acquisitive company that acts as both a wholesale supplier of drugs and medical supplies that includes everything ranging from surgical apparel to gloves and fluid management products.

He added: "The heroin trade is a primary cause of acquisitive crime, gang violence and death in London which has been made a safer place following the conviction and imprisonment of these individuals.

"In many cases where the CEO has been very acquisitive, the next guy pares down and refocuses the company, and that is what I would be expecting with this change," said Kim Forrest, an analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group in Pittsburgh.

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