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  • 81heat-seeking — adjective a heat seeking weapon is able to find and move towards the hot gases from an aircraft or rocket and destroy it …

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  • 82self-seeking — adjective doing things only because they will give you an advantage that other people do not have: a self seeking politician …

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  • 83self-seeking — adjective the self seeking players would get humbled fast by Coach Higgins Syn: self interested, self serving, selfish; egocentric, egotistic, egotistical, self obsessed, self absorbed; inconsiderate, thoughtless, unthinking; informal looking… …

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  • 84risk-seeking — Readiness to assume high rates of *risk in order to achieve opportunities for high *returns. Risk seeking investors are deemed to have high *risk appetites. In contrast to a *risk averse individual, for example, a risk seeker would tend to reject …

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  • 85heat-seeking — UK [ˈhiːt ˌsiːkɪŋ] / US [ˈhɪtˌsɪkɪŋ] adjective heat seeking equipment is able to find something using the heat it produces …

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  • 86heat-seeking — /ˈhit sikɪŋ/ (say heet seeking) adjective of or relating to a missile, weapon, etc., which is programmed to find a target by sensing the heat given off it …

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  • 87heat-seeking — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a missile) able to detect and home in on infrared radiation emitted by a target …

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  • 88self-seeking — adj. & n. seeking one s own welfare before that of others. Derivatives: self seeker n …

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  • 89north-seeking — northˈ seeking adjective Turning towards the earth s magnetic north pole • • • Main Entry: ↑north …

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  • 90pleasure-seeking — pleasˈure seeking noun • • • Main Entry: ↑pleasure …

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  • 91south-seeking — southˈ seeking adjective Turning towards the earth s magnetic south pole • • • Main Entry: ↑south …

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  • 92north-seeking pole — noun Date: circa 1920 north pole 2 …

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  • 93south-seeking pole — noun Date: circa 1922 south pole 2 …

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  • 94Поиск ощущений (sensation seeking) — П. о. это черта личности, выражаемая на поведенческом уровне в форме генерализованной тенденции к поиску ранее неизведанных, разнообразных и интенсивных ощущений и переживаний и подвергании себя физ. риску ради такого чувственно эмоционального… …

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  • 95ideal-seeking behavior — noun Behaviour that is characterized by both the desire and the ability to progress towards an ideal by choosing of a new goal when a previous one has been met or the effort to meet it has failed …

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  • 96self-seeking — adjective Mindful of, or promoting only ones own interests …

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  • 97rent seeking — noun The attempt to profit by manipulating the economic or political environment, especially by the use of subsidies. See Also: rent seeker …

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  • 98pleasure seeking — Synonyms and related words: Cyrenaic, Cyrenaic hedonism, Cyrenaicism, appetite, appetitive, appetitiveness, bent on pleasure, epicurean, epicureanism, epicurism, ethical hedonism, eudaemonic, fun loving, hedonic, hedonic calculus, hedonics,… …

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  • 99self-seeking — Synonyms and related words: acquisitive, acquisitiveness, ambitious for self, autism, autistic, careerism, careerist, ego trip, egoistic, egomaniacal, egotism, egotistic, egotistical, grasping, graspingness, greed, greedy, individualism,… …

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  • 100self-seeking — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. self indulgent, rapacious, avaricious; see greedy 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Concerned only with oneself: egocentric, egoistic, egoistical, egomaniacal, egotistic, egotistical, self absorbed, self centered …

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