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acquisitive
able to gert and retain ideas or info; concerned w/ acquiriong wealth or property
arrogate
to claim or take w/o right
dbanal
backneyed, trite, commonplace
belabor
to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
carping
tending to find fault, especially in a petty, nasty, or hairsplitting way;

petty, nagging criticism
coherent
holding or sticking together; making a logical whole; comprehensible, meaningful
congeal
to change from liquid to solid, thicken; to make inflexible or rigin
emulate
to imitate w/ the intent of equaling or surprassing the model
ecomium
a formal expression of praise, a lavish tribute
eschew
to avoid, shun keep away from
germane
relevant, appropraite, aporoopos, fitting
insatiable
so great or demanding as not to be satisfied
intransigent
refusing to compromise, irreconcilable
invidious
offensive, hateful; tending to casue bitterness and resentmen
largesse
generosity in giving; lavish or bountiful contributions
reconnaissance
a survey made for military purposes; any kind of preliminary inspection or exam
substantiate
to establish by evidence, prove; to give conrete or substantial form to
taciturn
habitually silent or quit, inclined to talk very little
temporize
to stall or act evasively in order to gain time, avoid a confrontation, or postpone a decision; to compromise
tenable
capable of being held or defended
()acqisitive
adj
()arrogate
v
()banal
adj
()belabor
v
()carping
adj, n
coherent ()
adj
()congeal
v
() eulate
v
() encomium
n
()eschew
v
()germane
adj
()inaiabl
adj
()intrasigent
adj
()ividious
adj
()largese
n
()reconaissace
n
()substantiate
v
()taciturn
adj
()temporize
v
()tenable
adj
PRO aquisitive
a KWIZ e tiv
PROarrogate
A re gat
PRObanal
be NAL
PRO belabor
bi LA ber
PRO carping
KAR ping
PRO coherent
ko HER ent
PRO congeal
ken JEL
PRO emulate
EM ye lat
PRO encomium
en ko ME em
PRO eschew
es CHU
PRO germane
jer MAN
PRO insatiabl
in SA she bl
PRO intransigent
in TRAN se jent
PRO invidious
in VID e es
PRO largesse
lar JES
PRO reconaissance
ri KAN sens
PRO substantiate
seb STAN she at
taciturn PRO
TAS tern
temporize PRO
TEM pe riz
tenable PRO
TEN a bel
syn acquisitive
greedy, grapsing, avaricious, retentive
avaricous
greedy
ant acquiitive
altristic, unretentive
altruistic
giving much of and known for it
arrogate syn
expropriate, usurp, commandeer
arrogate syn
expropriate, usurp, commandeer
expropriate
to take
banal syn
stale, insipid
insipid
bland
ant banal
fresh, novel, original, new
syn belabor
overwork
syn carping
nit-picking, caviling
caviling
pointless objection
ant carping
approving, uncritical
coherent syn
cnnecticted, unified, cosisent, cohesive
ant coherent
muddled, chaotic, disjointed
syn congeal
harden, jell, coagulate, solidify
ant congeal
melt, liquefy
emulate syn
copy, mimic, rival, match, measure up to
encomium syn
panegyric, eulogy, commendation
panegyric
praise
eschew syn
abstain from, steer clear of, forgo
ant encomium
condemnation, castigation, criticism
ant eschew
embrace, adopt
germane syn
pertinent
ant germane
irrelevent, extraneous, inappropriate
insatiable syn
unquenchable, ravenous, voracious
intransigent syn
uncomprimising, unyielding, obdurate
obdurate
stubborn
ant intransigent
lukewarm, halfhearted, yielding
invidious syn
malicious, spiteful, prejudicial, pejorative
pejoritive
offensive
ant invidious
complimentar, flattrin, ameliorative
ameliorative
to make it better
largessesyn
liberality, munifience, bounty
munificence
generous
ant largesse
stingness, miserliness, niggardliness
nigardliness
cheap
reconaissance syn
scouting expedition
substantiate syn
verify, confirm, validate, authenticate
ant subtantiate
refute, disprove, invalidate
syn taciturn
tight-lipped, uncommunicative, laconic
laconic
inclined to tak very little
ant taciturn
garrulous, loquacious, prolix, verbose
prolix
talkative
temporize syn
hedge, dillydally, procrastinate
hedge
procrastinating loss
tenable syn
defensible, justifiable, maintainable
ant tenable
indefensible, unjustifiable