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able to get and retain ideas or info;concerned with acquiring wealth or property

syn:greedy, grasping,avaricious, retentive

ant:altruistic, unretentive
acqisitive
to claim or take without right

sym:expropriate, usurp, commandeer

ant:relinquish, renounce, abdicate, abandon
arrogate
to work on excessively;to thrash soundly

syn:overwork
belabor
to change from liquid to solid,thicken;to make inflexible or rigid

syn:harden,jell,coagulate,solidify

ant:melt,liquefy
congeal
to imitate with the intent of equaling or supassing the model

syn:copy,mimic,rival,match,measure up to
emulate
to avoid,shun,keep away from

syn:abstain from,steer clear from,forgo

ant:embrace,adopt
eschew
refusing to compromise,irreconcilable

syn:uncompromising,unyielding,obdurate

ant:lukewarm,halfhearted,yielding
intransigent
generosity in giving,lavish or bountiful contributions

syn:liberality,munificence,bounty

ant:stinginess,miserliness,niggardliness
largesse
to establish by evidence,prove,to give concrete or substantial form to

syn:verify,confirm,validate,authenticate

ant:refute,disprove,invalidate
substantiate
to stall or act evasively in order to gain time, avoida confrontation, or postpone a decision;to compromis

syn:hedge,dillydally,procrastinate
temporize
capable of being held or defended

syn:defensible,justifiable,maintainable

ant:indefensible,unjustifiable
tenable