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#227459 - 09/26/17 09:44 PM Help with a Word  
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I hope that you can help me with this …

There is a word that means something like: taking pleasure in having/owning something, but never using it. Like buying a dress, a pair of shoes or a tool just to have/own/possess it, rather than need/use it.

This came up a few days ago, I know that there is a word for this, but I’ll be darned if I can remember it … it is almost on the tip of my tongue, but I can’t seem to get it. And, it is driving me crazy.

And I have no idea how to “Look it up in Reverse" … so to speak … I hope that someone can please help me with this?

#227460 - 09/27/17 12:22 AM Re: Help with a Word [Re: mark18]  
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WELCOMEand stick around - someone will have an idea.


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#227607 - 11/11/17 02:28 PM Re: Help with a Word [Re: mark18]  
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Acquisitive?


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