arrivism


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arrivism

1. the state of having recently achieved wealth or position, especially by unscrupulous or unethical means.
2. behavior typical of arrivism. — arriviste, n., adj.
See also: Behavior
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The difference between the two factions is that while the "seniors" want to maintain the identity of the party as the carrier of transformation, the "juniors" seem inclined to political arrivism, are largely insensitive to corruption and drift toward the "Muslim Brotherhood" type of activist Islamism.
To Wilson, this suggests 'not the arrivism of the Shakespeares but their temerity in aligning themselves at this moment with one of the most notorious Catholic families in all of England' (104).
His book Making It is perhaps the most vulgar paean to pure and simple arrivism that has ever been penned.