English- Vocab Unit 5

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English- Vocab Unit 5
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2011-01-04 15:45:38
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acquisitive, arrogate, banal, belabor, carping, coherent, congeal, emulate, encomium, eschew, germane, insatiable, intransigent
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  1. able to get and retain ideas or information; concerning with acquiring wealth or property
    acquisitive
  2. to claim or take without right
    arrogate
  3. hackneyed, trite, commonplace
    banal
  4. to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
    belabor
  5. tending to find fault, especially in a petty, nasty, hairsplitting way; petty, nagging criticism
    carping
  6. holding or sticking together; making a logical whole; comprehensible, meaningful
    coherent
  7. to change from a liquid to a sold, thicken; to make inflexible or irgid
    congeal
  8. to imitate with the intent of equaling or surpassing the model
    emulate
  9. a formal expression of praise, a lavish tribute
    ecomium
  10. to avoid, shun, keep away from
    eschew
  11. relevant, approriate, apropos, fitting
    germane
  12. so great or demanding as not to be satisfied
    insatiable
  13. refusing to compromise, irreconciable
    intransigent

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