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Vocab. Lev. G

Unit 1

acquisitive able to get and retain ideas or information, concerned with acquiring wealth
arrogate to claim or take without right
banal hackneyed, trite
belabor to work on excessively
carping tending to find fault, or petty nagging criticism
coherent holding or sticking together, making a logical whole
congeal to change from liquid to solid, thicken
emulate to imitate with the intent of equaling or surpassing the model
encomium a formal expression of praise
eschew to avoid, shun
germane relevant, appropriate
insatiable so great or demanding as not to be satisfied
intransigent refusing to compromise, irreconcilable
invidious offensive, hateful
largesse generosity in giving
reconnaissance a survey made for military purposes, any inspection
substantiate to establish by evidence, prove
taciturn habitually silent or quiet
temporize to stall or act evasive in order to gain time or postpone
tenable capable or being held or defended
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