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voracious
desiring or consuming great quantities
indiscriminate
choosing at random without careful selection
eminent
of high reputation, outstanding
steeped
soaked, drenched, saturated
replete
completely filled or supplied with
abound
to exist in great numbers
prognosticate
to predict or foretell a future event
automaton
a robot; a mechanical "person"
paradox
a statement which at first seems to be absurd or self-contradictory but which may in fact turn out to be true
annals
historical records
compound (v.)
to increase or add to
tinge (n.)
a trace, smattering, or slight degree
badger (v.)
to pester, nag, annoy persistently
implore
to plead urgently for aid or mercy
drudgery
unpleasant, dull, or hard work
interminable
unending