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Acquisitive
able to get and retain ideas or info; concerned with acquiring wealth or property.
Adj.
Arrogate
To claim or take without right.
V.
Banal
hackneyed, trite, common place.
Adj.
Belabor
to work on excessively; to thrash soundly.
V.
carping
tending to find fault, especially in a petty, nasty, or hairsplitting way.
Adj.
Coherent
holding or sticking together; making a logical whole.
Adj.
Congeal
to change from liquid to solid, thicken.
V.
emulate
to imitate with the intent or equaling or surpassing the model.
V.
Encomium
a formal expression of praise, a lavish tribute.

N.
Eschew
to avoid, shun, keep away from.
V.
Germane
Relevant, appropriate, apropos, fitting.
Adj.
Insatiable
so great or demanding as not to be satisfied.
Adj.
Intransigent
refusing to compromise, irreconcilable.
Adj.
INvidious
offensive, hateful; tending to cause bitterness and resentment.
Adj.
Largesse
generosity in giving; lavish or bountiful contributions.
N.
Reconnaissance
a survey made for military purposes; and kind of preliminary inspection or examination.
N.
Substantiate
to establish by evidence, prove
V.
Taciturn
habitually silent or quiet, inclined to talk very little.
Adj.
Temporize
To stall or act evasively in order to gain time, avoid a confrontation, or postpone a decision; to compromise.
V.
Tenable
Capable of being held or defended.
Adj.