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20 terms

Barron's 1100 (1)

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voracious
devouring, consuming, or craving in great quantities; greedy
indiscriminate
choosing at random without careful selection
eminent
of high reputation/rank, outstanding; standing above other; prominent
steeped
soaked, drenched, saturated; infused
replete
filled to capacity, abundantly supplied
abound
to exist in great numbers; to teem or be replete (with)
technology
the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
prognosticate
to predict or foretell a future event; a sign of something to happen
automaton
n. A self-operating machine or mechanism, especially a robot. n. One that behaves or responds in a mechanical or apathetic way.
matron
n. A mature woman; a wife or a widow, especially, one who has borne children. n. A housekeeper; especially, a woman who manages the domestic economy of a public institution
paradox
a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
realm
special field of something or someone; kingdom
annals
a historical record of events, often arranged in a yearly sequence
compound
to increase or add to
tinge
a trace, smattering, or slight degree; v. To affect slightly,
badger
to pester, nag, annoy persistently
implore
to plead urgently for aid or mercy; To appeal to in supplication; beseech.
drudgery
unpleasant, dull, or hard work
interminable
tiresome and long; seemingly endless
perceive
to understand, know, become aware of