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acquisitive

able to get and retain ideas or information 想获得的

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arrogate

to claim or take without right 霸占

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banal

hackneyed trite 平庸的

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belabor

to work on excessively 痛打

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carping

tending to find fault 挑毛病的

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coherent

holding or sticking 连贯的

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congeal

to change from liquid to solid 凝固

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emulate

to imitate with the intent of equaling 仿真

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encomium

a formal expression of praise 赞美

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eschew

to avoid避免

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germane

relevant 贴切的

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insatiable

so great 贪得无厌的

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intransigent

refusing to compromise 不妥协的

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invidious

offensive 引起反感的

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largesse

generosity in giving 慷慨的赠予

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reconnaissance

a survey made for military purposes 侦察

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substantiate

to establish by evidence 证实

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taciturn

habitually silent or quiet 沉默寡言的

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temporize

to stall or act evasively in order to gain time 拖延

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tenable

capable of being held or defended 可维持的