Desiring or cunsuming great quantities
After skiing, I find that I have a voracious appetite.
Choosing at random without careful selection
Modern warfare often results in the indiscriminate killing of combatants and innocent civilians alike.
Of high reputation, outstanding
The eminent author reveived the Nobel Prize for literature.
Soaked, drenched, saturated
My cousin is so steeped in schoolwork that his friends call him a bookworm.
Completely filled or supplied with
The football game was replete with excitement and great plays.
To exist in great numbers
The western plains used to abound with bison before those animals were slaughtered by settlers.
Branch of knowledge dealing with engineering, applied science, etc.
Man may be freed from backbreaking labor by the products of scientific technology.
To predict or foretell a future event
The mayor refused to prognosticate as to his margin of victory in the election.
A robot, a mechanical "person"
The tine is approaching when human workers may be replaced by automaton.
An older married woman
A clever salesman will always ask a matron if her mother is at home.
A statement that at first seems to be absurd or self-contradictory but which may in fact turn out to be true
One of the great paradoxes of American life is that though minority groups have suffed injustices, nowhere in the world have so many varied groups lived together so harmoniously.
Special field of something or someone; kingdom
The cruel king would not allow the prince to enter his realm, restricting him to the forest, which abounded* with wild animals.
The annals of sports are replete* with the names of great black athelets.
To increase or add to
His gloom was now compounded by the failing mark on his geometry test.
A trace, smattering, or slight degree
A tinge of garlic is all that's necessary in most recipes.
To pester, nag, annoy persistently
The teacher continually badgers the pupil for the missing assignments.
To plead urgently for aid or mercy
The sick child's mother implored the doctor to come immediately.
Unpleasant, dull, or hard work
She does her homework on Fridays to save herself from the drudgery of having to do it during the weekend.
I listened to the boring lecture for what seemed an interminably fifty minutes.
To understand, know, become aware of
The eminent scientist perceives difficulties in putting the invention into practice.