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Unit 1. So great as not to be satisfied. insatiable. To claim or take w ithout right. a rrogate. Holding or s ticking together. coherent. To imitate. emulate. Formal praise. encomium. Petty, nagging criticism. carping. Offensive, hateful. invidious. To avoid, shun. eschew.

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So great as not

to be satisfied

insatiable

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To claim or take

without right

arrogate

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Holding or

sticking together

coherent

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To imitate

emulate

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Petty, nagging

criticism

carping

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Offensive,

hateful

invidious

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Change from

liquid to solid

congeal

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Hackneyed, trite

commonplace

banal

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Able to GET

ideas or wealth

acquisitive

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Make inflexible

or rigid

congeal

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Tending to find

fault

carping

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generosity

largess

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Making a logical

whole

coherent

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To work on

excessively

belabor

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Preliminary

inspection

reconnaissance

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Habitually silent

or quiet

taciturn

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To stall or

hesitate

temporize

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Relevant,

Apropos, fitting

germane

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Comprehensible,

meaningful

coherent

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To establish

by evidence

substantiate

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To compromise

temporize

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Capable of being

supported

tenable

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Stubborn,

irreconcilable

intransigent

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To thrash

soundly

belabor

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garrulous

taciturn

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extraneous

germane

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yielding

intransigent

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melt

congeal

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ameliorative

invidious

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loquacious

taciturn

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altruistic

acquisitive

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approving

carping

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novel

trite

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muddled

coherent

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castigation

encomium

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prolix

taciturn

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ADJECTIVES used to describe PEOPLE:

He is acquisitive.

She is carping.

He is insatiable.

She is intransigent.

He is invidious.

She is taciturn.

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ADJECTIVES used to describe THINGS:

The story is banal.

The answer is coherent.

The topic is germane.

The theory is tenable.

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These are NOUNS. They can be preceded by the word “the.”

The constant carping irritated me.

Theencomiums were lavished on her.

We appreciated thelargesse.

We discussed thereconnaissance.

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These are VERBS.

He arrogated the throne.

He belabored the point.

The blood congealed.

He emulated his boss.

He eschewed bad habits.

She substantiated her claim.

He temporized in the jury room.

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Here is how you will typically hear these words:

insatiable lust

insatiable appetite

insatiable hunger

insatiable greed

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Here is how you will typically hear these words:

An acquisitive society

An acquisitive mind

Acquisitive businessman

Acquisitive instincts

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Here is how you will typically hear these words:

Substantiate a claim

Substantiate an assertion

Substantiate a theory

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Here is how you will typically hear these words:

eschew bad habits

eschew technology

eschew temptation

eschew old ideas

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Here is how you will typically hear these words:

Arrogate the throne

Arrogate privileges

Arrogate control

Arrogate rights