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Aquistive
able to get and retain ideas or information, concerned with aquiring wealth and property
arrogate
to claim or take without right
banal
hackeneyed, commonplace
belabor
to work on excessively
carping
tending to find fault, nitpicking
coherent
holding or sticking together, comprehensible
congeal
to change from a liquid to solid: to make rigid
emulate
to imitate with the intent of being better
encomium
a formal expression of praise
eschew
to aviod, shun
germane
relevant, appropriate
insatiable
so great or demanding so it isnt satisfying
intransigent
refuse to compromsie
invidious
offensive, hateful
largesse
generosity in giving
reconnaissance
a survey made for military
substantiate
to establish by evidence
taciturn
doesnt talk
temporize
to stall for more time
tenable
capable of being defeated
accost
to approach; to speak in an aggressive way
animadversion
to comment indicating strong criticism
avid
desirous of something to the point of greed
brackish
having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
celerity
swiftness
devious
acting in a shifty way
gambit
chesss
halcyon
bird: pleasent
histrionic
pertaining to actors and their technique
incendiary
light fires on purpose