Vocab 2 - On Dumpster Diving

Vocab 2 - On Dumpster Diving - esp. in a desultory or...

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On Dumpster Diving, Pg 454 - 465 generic  - relating to or characteristic of a whole group of class     Being or having a nonproprietary name scavenging  - to remove from an area,             to clean away dirt of refuse from scrounging  - steal, swipe,             to search about an turn up something needed from whatever source is  available             to actively seek money, work, or sustenance from any available source foraging  -  the acquisition of food by hunting, fishing, or the gathering of plant matter. sporadic  appearing or happening at irregular intervals in time; occasional                   appearing in scattered or isolated instances, as a disease. dilettanti  -  a person who takes up an art, activity, or subject merely for amusement, 
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Unformatted text preview: esp. in a desultory or superficial way; dabbler. a lover of an art or science, esp. of a fine art pristine - having its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied. of or pertaining to the earliest period or state; primitive. contingency - dependence on chance or on the fulfillment of a condition; uncertainty; fortuitousness initiative - an introductory act or step; leading action sinecure - an office or position requiring little or no work, esp. one yielding profitable returns...
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2009 for the course ENG EngComp taught by Professor Fontae during the Fall '09 term at St. Louis College of Pharmacy.

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