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Sadlier Level G Ch.1

Sadlier Oxford Level G Unit 1

able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with acquiring wealth or property acquisitive
to claim or take without right arrogate
hackneyed, trite, commonplace, unoriginal banal
to work on excessively; to thrash soundly belabor
tending to find fault, especially in a petty or nasty way carping
holding or sticking together; making a logical whole; comprehensible, meaningful coherent
to change from liquid to solid, thicken; to make inflexible or rigid congeal
to imitate with the intent of equaling or surpassing the model emulate
a formal expression of praise, a lavish tribute encomium
to avoid, shun, keep away from eschew
relevant, appropriate, apropos, fitting germane
so great or demanding as not to be satisfied insatiable
refusing to compromise, irreconcilable intransigent
offensive, hateful; tending to cause bitterness and resentment invidious
generosity in giving; lavish or bountiful contributions largesse
a survey made for military purposes; any kind of preliminary inspection or examination reconnaissance
to establish by evidence, prove; to give concrete or substantial form to substantiate
habitually silent or quiet, inclined to talk very little taciturn
to stall or act evasively in order to gain time, avoid a confrontation, or postpone a decision; to compromise temporize
capable of being held or defended tenable
tenable: part of speech adjective
temporize: part of speech verb
taciturn: part of speech adjective
substantiate: part of speech verb
reconnaissance: part of speech noun
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