predatory, ungenerous, accumulative, recollective, ravening, self-centered, predacious, grabby, self-absorbed, coveting, cynical, retentive, study atgreedy, moneygrubbing, give, avid, inward-looking, desire, voracious, predaceous, plundering, self-seeking, prehensile
avaricious (part of speech: adjective)
desirous (part of speech: adjective)
- Against Germany a secret animosity has arisen, generated by the fear that in her acquisitive tastes she might turn toward Holland. - "Holland, v. 1 (of 2)", Edmondo de Amicis.
- She's acquisitive, sure, but she's cautious. - "Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom", Cory Doctorow.
- The natives were not acquisitive. - "Mars Confidential", Jack Lait Lee Mortimer.