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able to get and retain ideas or information
acquisitive
to claim or take without right
arrogate
hackneyed, trite, commonplace
banal
to work on excessively
belabor
tending to find fault, especially in a nast way
carping
holding or sticking together
coherent
to change to from liquid to solid, to thicken
congeal
to infliate with the intent of equaling or surpassing
emulate
a formal expression of praise
encomium
to avoid, shun
eschew
relevant to, appropriate
germane
so great or demanding that it cannot be satisfiedq
insatiable
refusing to compromise
intransigent
offensive,hateful,tending to cause bitterness
invidious
generosity in giving, a contribution
largesse
military mission for recon
reconnaissance
to establish by evidence, prove
substantiate
silent or quiet
taciturn
to stall or act evasively to gain time or delay a decision
temporize
capable of being held or defended
tenable