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1. [s] immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor''s fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greed
2. [a] adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object; "a monkey''s prehensile tail"
3. [s] having a keen intellect; "poets--those gifted strangely prehensile men"- A.T.Quiller-Couch
1. [a] acquisitive
2. [a] intelligent
1. [a] nonprehensile
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