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20 Cards in this Set

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acquisitive
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas
arrogate
(v.) to claim of take without right
banal
(adj.) commonplace, stale
belabor
(v.) overwork, to work on excessively
carping
(adj.) tending to find fault
(n.) petty criticism
coherent
(adj.) comprehensible, meaningful
congeal
(v.) to harden, solidify
emulate
(v.) to immitate, copy, mimic
encomium
(n.) a formal expression of praise
eschew
(v.) to avoid
germane
(adj.) relevant
insatiable
(adj.) unquenchable
intransigent
(adj.) extremely stubborn, uncompromising
invidious
(adj.) offensive, hateful
largesse
(n.) generosity
reconnaissance
(n.) scouting expedition
substantiate
(v.) verify, confirm
taciturn
(adj.) habitually silent
temporize
(v.) to stall, procrastinate
tenable
(adj.) capable of being held or defended