Week 1 Vocab.

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Week 1 Vocab.
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Quiz January 6
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  1. Eminent
    of high reputation ; outstanding
  2. indiscriminate
    without discrimination
  3. replete
    filled
  4. steeped
    soaked , drenched , saturated
  5. voracious
    greedy in eating
  6. abound
    to exist in great numbers
  7. matron
    an older married woman
  8. technology
    branch of knowledge dealing with engineering, applied science, etc ..
  9. automaton
    a robot ; a mechanical "person"
  10. abound
    to exist in great numbers
  11. prognosticate
    to predict or foretell a future event
  12. tinge (n.)
    a trace, smattering, or slight degree
  13. paradox
    a statement which at first seems to be absurd or self contradictory but which may in fact turn out to be true
  14. compound (v.)
    to increase or add to
  15. annals
    historical records
  16. realm
    special field of something or someone ; kingdom
  17. drudgery
    unpleasant, dull, or hard work
  18. interminable
    unending
  19. implore
    to plead urgently for aid or mercy
  20. perceive
    to understand, know , become aware of
  21. badger (v.)
    to pester, nag, annoy persistently

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