GRE 발라버려3

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voracious

desiring or consuming great quantities
Ex.After skiing, I find that I have a _______ appetite.

Indiscriminate

choosing at random without careful selection
Ex. Modern warfare often results in the ________ killings of combatants and innocent civilians alike.

eminent

of high reputation, outstanding
Ex. The _______ author received the Nobel Prize for literature.

steeped

soaked, drenched, saturated
Ex. I so ______ in schoolwork that my friends call me a bookworm.

replete

completely filled or supplied with
Ex. The football game was _________ with excitement and great plays.

abound

to exist in great numbers
Ex. The western plains used to________ with bison before those animals were slaughtered by settlers.

prognosticate

to predict or foretell a future event

automaton

a robot; a mechanical "person"

matron

an older married woman

paradox

a statement that at first seems to be absurd or self-contradictory but which may in fact turn out to be true.

realm

special field of something or someone; kingdom
Ex. The cruel king would not allow the prince to enter his _______, restricting him to the forest, which abounded with wild animals.

annals

historical records
Ex. The _______ of sports are replete with the names of great black athletes.

compound

to increase or add to

tinge

a trace, smattering, or slight degree
affect as in thought, feeling
Ex. His gloom was not _______ by the failing mark on his geometry test.

badger

to pester, nag, annoy persistently
Ex. The teacher continually__________ the pupil for the missing assignments.

implore

to plead urgently for aid or mercy
Ex. The sick child's mother ________ the doctor to come immediately.

drudgery

hard work

interminable

unending

perceive

to understand, know, become aware of

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