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10/03/2010

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Acquisitive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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(ADJ) able to get and retain ideas or information concerned with acquiring wealth or property

 

 

 

 

 

Syn:greedy,grasping,avarious,retentive       

Ant:altruistic,unretentive

Term

arrogate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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(V)to claim or to take without right

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Syn:Expropriate,usurp,commandeer

Ant:relinquish,renounce,abdicate,abandon

Term

banal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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(ADJ) hackneyed,trite,commonplace

 

 

 

 

 

Syn:stale,insipid

Ant:fresh,novel,orignal,new

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belabor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Definition

(V) to work excessively;to thrash soundly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Syn:overwork

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carping

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Definition

(adj) tending to find fault ,especially in petty ,nasty or hairsplitting way

(N)petty,nagging,criticism

 

 

 

 

 

SYN:(Adj)nitpicking,caviling

Ant:(adj)approving,uncritical

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Coherent
Definition

(Adj) holding or sticking together making a logical whole,comprehensible,meaningful

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Syn)connected,unified,consistant,cohesive

(Ant)muddled,choatic,disjointed

 

 

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