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Word of the Week 02/08/24

Posted 2/8/24

Acquisitive: (uh-KWIZ-uh-tiv) an adjective meaning excessively interested in acquiring money or material things.

“The acquisitive gambler bet thousands of dollars for the coin toss to be ‘heads’ on Super Bowl Sunday.”

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Word of the Week 02/08/24


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Word of the Week is a feature that aims to help readers boost their vocabulary in a meaningful way that has practical application. Each week, our editorial staff presents a word, its definition and its use in a sentence.

 

Acquisitive: (uh-KWIZ-uh-tiv) an adjective meaning excessively interested in acquiring money or material things.

“The acquisitive gambler bet thousands of dollars for the coin toss to be ‘heads’ on Super Bowl Sunday.”