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I just hope there's another Arnold where I go next
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prehensile

prehensile [pri-HEN-sil, -sahyl]
adjective

definition
1. Adapted for seizing, grasping, or holding, especially by wrapping around an object
2. Having keen intellect; insightful.
3. Greedy; grasping.

etymology
French préhensile, from Latin prehnsus, past participle of prehendere ("to grasp")

usage
He didn't realize how prehensile the elephant's trunk was until it pinched him in the bum!
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