Unit One Vocab

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Acquisitiveable to get and retain ideas, concerned with aquiring wealth
Arrogateto claim or take without right
Banaloverused, commonplace
Belaborto work on excessively
Carpingtending to find fault, petty
Coherenttolding or sticking together, meaningful
Congealto change from liquid to solid
Emulateto imitate or copy
Encomiumformal expression of praise
Eschewavoid, shun
Germanerelevant, appropriate
Insatiabledemanding but never satisfied
Intransigentrefusing to compromise
Invidiousoffensive, hateful
Largessegenerous contributions
ReconnaissanceSurvey made for military purposes
SubstantiateTo establish by evidence, prove: to give concrete or substantial form to
Taciturnhabitually silent or quiet, inclined to talk very little
TemporizeTo stall or act evasively in order to gain time, avoid a confrontation, or postpone a decision; to compromise

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