Vocabulary Words Part 1

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  1. Voracious
    having a huge appetite: Ravenous, excessively eager: Insatiable
  2. Indiscriminate
    not marked by careful distinction: deficient in discrimination and discernment, haphazard, random
  3. Eminent
    standing out so as to be readily perceived or noted; conspicuous, jutting out: Projecting
  4. Steeped
    lofty, high - used chiefly of a sea, making a large angle with the plane of the horizon. being or characterized by a rapid and intensive decline or increase
  5. Replete
    fully or abundantly provided or filled <a book replete with delicious details - William Safire>, abundantly fed, complete
  6. abound
    to be present in large numbers or in great quantity: be prevalent, to be copiously supplied - used with in or with <life abounded in mysteries - Norman Mailer >
  7. Technology
    the practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area: Engineering, a capability given by the practical application of knowledge <a car's fuel-saving technology>
  8. Prognosticate
    to foretell from signs or symptoms: Predict, Presage <using current trends to prognosticate what the workplace of the future will be like>
  9. Automation
    the technique of making an apparatus, a process, or a system operate automatically <feared that automation would add millions to the ranks of the unemployed>
  10. Matron
    a married woman usually marked by dignified maturity or social distinction, a woman who supervised women or children (as in a school or police station)
  11. Paradox
    a tenet contrary to received opinion, a statement that is seemingly contradictory or opposed to common sense and yet is perhaps true, a self-contradictory statement that at first seems true.
  12. Realm
    Kingdom, sphere, Domain <within the realm of possibility> , a primary marine or terrestrial biogeographic division of the earth's surface.
  13. annals
    a record of events arranged in yearly sequence, historical records: Chronicles, records of the activities of an organization <his annals of the reigns of English kings was used as a source by Shakespeare>
  14. Compound
    to put together (parts) so as to form a whole: Combine <compound ingredients>,  to form by combining parts <compound a medicine>
  15. Tinge
    to color with a slight shade or stain: Tint, to affect or modify with a slight odor or taste, to affect or modify in character <just slightly tinge the frosting with yellow food coloring to give it a lemony look>
  16. Badger
    any of various burrowing mammals of the weasel family that are widely distributed in the northern hemisphere; to harass or annoy persistently <she finally badgered me into cutting my hair>
  17. Implore
    to call upon in supplication: Beseech, to call or pray for earnestly: Entreat <implored the crowd to be quiet>
  18. Drudgery
    dull, irksome, and fatiguing work: uninspiring or menial labor <in the "good old days" household servants led lives filled with much drudgery and little pleasure>
  19. Interminable
    having or seeming to have no end; especially: wearisomely protracted <an interminable sermon>
  20. perceive
    to attain awareness or understanding of, to regard as being such <perceived threats> <was perceived as a loser>
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Vocabulary Words Part 1
2013-09-08 23:02:29
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