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ACQUISITIVE
-able to get and retain ideas or information
-concerned with acquiring wealth or property
ARROGATE
-to claim or take without right
BANAL
-hackneyed, trite, commonplace
Belabor
-to work on excessively
-to thrash soundly
CARPING
-tending to find fault
-petty, nagging critism
COHERENT
-holding or sticking together
-making a logical whole; comprehensible, meaningful
CONGEAL
-to change from a liquid to a soil, harden thicken
EMULATE
-to imitate with the intent of qualing or surpassing the model
ENCOMIUM
-a formal expression of praise
ESCHEW
-to avoid, shun, keep away from
GERMANE
-relevant
INSATIABLE
-can't be satified
INTRANSIGENT
-refusing to compromise
INVIDIOUS
-offensive, hateful; tending to cause bitterness or resentment
LARGESSE
-generousity in giving
RECONNASISSANCE
-a survey made for military purposes, scouting expedition
SUBSTANTIATE
-to establish by evidence, prove
TACITURN
-habitually silent or quiet
TEMPORIZE
-to stall or act evasively in order to gain time
TENABLE
-capable of being held or defended