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Murray Bromberg and Melvin Gordon
eating or wanting large amounts of food
wanting a lot of new information and knowledge
an indiscriminate action is done without thought about what the result may be, especially when it causes people to be harmed
indiscriminate attacks on motorists by youths throwing
2.acting without careful judgement
1 (of people)famous and respected, especially in a particular profession
ex:an eminent architect
1 (of a slope, hill, etc.) rising or falling quickly, not gradually
a steep hill/slope/bank
1 [not before noun] replete (with something) (formal)filled with something; with a full supply of something
literature replete with drama and excitement
to exist in great numbers or quantities
Stories about his travels abound.
a thing that somebody says will happen in the future
1a person who behaves like a machine, without thinking or feeling anything
an area of activity, interest, or knowledge
in the realm of literature
2 (formal)a country ruled by a king or queen
defence of the realm
1an official record of events or activities year by year; historical records
His deeds went down in the annals of British history.
.2 used in the title of academic journals
Annals of Science, vol. viii
1 a thing consisting of two or more separate things combined together
2 (chemistry) a substance formed by a chemical reaction of two or more elements in fixed amounts relative to each other
Common salt is a compound of sodium and chlorine.
3 (grammar) a noun, an adjective or a verb made of two or more words or parts of words, written as one or more words, or joined by a hyphen.
Travel agent, dark-haired and bathroom are all compounds.
4 an area surrounded by a fence or wall in which a factory or other group of buildings stands
a prison compound
tinge something (with something) to add a small amount of colour to something
white petals tinged with blue
Pink tinged her pale
2 tinge something (with something) to add a small amount of a particular emotion or quality to something
look of surprise tinged with disapproval
Sadness tinged his voice.
an animal with grey fur and wide black and white lines on its head. Badgers are nocturnal (= active mostly at night) and live in holes in the ground.
to ask somebody to do something in an anxious way because you want or need it very much
implore somebody to do something
She implored him to stay.
implore (somebody) + speech
‘Help me,’ he implored.
Tell me it's true. I implore you.
hard boring work
lasting a very long time and therefore boring or annoying
an interminable speech/wait/discussion
The drive seemed interminable.
to notice or become aware of something