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acquisitive definition

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

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acquisitive synonym

greedy

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acquisitive synonym

avaricious

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acquisitive synonym

retentive

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acquisitive synonym

grasping

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arrogate definition

to claim or take without right

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arrogate synonym

expropriate

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arrogate synonym

commandeer

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arrogate synonym

usurp

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banal definition

hackneyed, trite, commonplace

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banal synonym

stale

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banal synonym

insipid

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belabor definition

to work on excessively; to thrash soundly

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belabor synonym

overwork

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belabor synonym

harp on

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carping definition

tending to find fault, especially in a petty, nasty, or hairsplitting way; petty, nagging criticism

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carping synonym

nit-picking

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carping synonym

caviling

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coherent definition

holding or sticking together; making a logical whole; comprehensible; meaningful

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coherent synonym

connected

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coherent synonym

unified

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coherent synonym

consisted

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coherent synonym

cohesive

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congeal definition

to change from liquid to solid, thicken; to make inflexible or rigid

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congeal synonym

harden

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congeal synonym

jell

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congeal synonym

solidify

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congeal synonym

coagulate

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emulate definition

to imitate with the intent of equaling or surpassing the model

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emulate synonym

copy

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emulate synonym

mimic

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emulate synonym

rival

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emulate synonym

match

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emulate synonym

measure up to

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emulate synonym

imitate

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encomium definition

a formal expression of praise, a lavish tribute

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encomium synonym

panegyric

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encomium synonym

eulogy

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encomium synonym

commendation

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encomium synonym

tribute

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eschew definition

to avoid, shun, keep away from

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eschew synonym

abstain from

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eschew synonym

steer clear of

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eschew synonym

forgo

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germane definition

relevant, appropriate, apropos, fitting

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germane synonym

pertinent

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germane synonym

releant

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insatiable definition

so great or demanding as not to be satisfied

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insatiable synonym

unquenchable

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insatiable synonym

ravenous

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insatiable synonym

varacious

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intransigent definition

refusing to compromise, irreconcilable

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intransigent synonym

uncompromising

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intransigent synonym

unyielding

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intransigent synonym

obdurate

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invidious definition

offensive, hateful; tending to cause bitterness and resentment

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invidious synonym

malicious

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invidious synonym

spiteful

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invidious synonym

prejudical

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invidious synonym

pejorative

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largesse definition

generosity in giving; lavish or bountiful contributions

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largesse synonym

liberality

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largesse synonym

bounty

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largesse synonym

munificenc

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reconnaissance definition

a survey made for military purposes; any kind of preliminary inspection or examination

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reconnaissance synonym

exploration

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reconnaissance synonym

scouting expedition

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substantiate definition

to establish by evidence, prove; to give concrete or substantial form to

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substantiate synonym

confirm

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substantiate synonym

validate

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substantiate synonym

authenticate

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substantiate synonym

verify

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taciturn definition

habitually silent or quiet, inclined to talk very little

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tight-lipped

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taciturn synonym

uncommunicatie

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laconic

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taciturn synonym

quiet

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temporize definition

to stall or act evasively in order to gain time, avoid a confrontation, or postpone a decision; to compromise

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dillydally

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temporize synonym

procrastinate

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temporize synonym

hedge

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tenable definition

capable of being held or defended

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tenable synonym

defensible

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tenable synonym

justifiable

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tenable synonym

maintainable

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