desiring or consuming great quantities
Ex.After skiing, I find that I have a _______ appetite.
choosing at random without careful selection
Ex. Modern warfare often results in the ________ killings of combatants and innocent civilians alike.
of high reputation, outstanding
Ex. The _______ author received the Nobel Prize for literature.
soaked, drenched, saturated
Ex. I so ______ in schoolwork that my friends call me a bookworm.
completely filled or supplied with
Ex. The football game was _________ with excitement and great plays.
to exist in great numbers
Ex. The western plains used to________ with bison before those animals were slaughtered by settlers.
a statement that at first seems to be absurd or self-contradictory but which may in fact turn out to be true.
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.
Ex. The _______ of sports are replete with the names of great black athletes.
a trace, smattering, or slight degree
affect as in thought, feeling
Ex. His gloom was not _______ by the failing mark on his geometry test.
to pester, nag, annoy persistently
Ex. The teacher continually__________ the pupil for the missing assignments.
to plead urgently for aid or mercy
Ex. The sick child's mother ________ the doctor to come immediately.