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Synonyms for prehensile
prɪˈhɛn sɪl, -saɪlpre·hen·sile

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  1. prehensileadjective

    adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object

    "a monkey's prehensile tail"

    Synonyms:
    grasping, greedy, grabby, avaricious, covetous

    Antonyms:
    stupid, unacquisitive, unintelligent, nonprehensile

  2. prehensileadjective

    having a keen intellect

    "poets--those gifted strangely prehensile men"- A.T.Quiller-Couch

    Synonyms:
    grasping, greedy, grabby, avaricious, covetous

    Antonyms:
    nonprehensile, unintelligent, unacquisitive, stupid

  3. avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensileadjective

    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 greedier"; "prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"

    Synonyms:
    devouring(a), avid, grabby, grasping, esurient, greedy, avaricious, covetous, envious, jealous

    Antonyms:
    nonprehensile, unintelligent, stupid, unacquisitive

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