By Kala Bernard
Choose the best word from Lesson 7 to fill in the blank.
The hungry group of kids looked at the ice cream bar with ___________ stares, as they pleaded their parents to buy some for them.
- Acquire (verb)
- Acquisition (noun)
- Acquisitiveness (noun)
SYNONYMS & ANTONYMS
quaero, querere, quaesivi, quaesitum (Latin) "to seek," "to search for"
ac = ad (Latin) "to," "toward"
acquisit (Latin) "given to acquisition, avaricious"
Choose the sentence where the word in bold is used incorrectly.
2. Most children do not like to eat blue cheese because it usually requires an acquired pallet.
3. She looked to her friend with acquisition, hoping to find out the big secret.
4. The acquisitive man donated his money and time for others, instead of being focused on materialistic or selfish purposes.