The youngster who reads variously

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The youngster who reads variously, though indiscriminately , does not necessary gain wisdom over the teenager who is more selective in his reading choices. A young man who has read the life story of every eminent athlete of the twenty century, or a coed who has steeped herself in every social-protest novel she can get her hands on, may very well be learning all there is to known in a very limited area. But books are replete with so many wonders that it is often discouraging to see bright young people limit their own experiences. 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 supply with Abound to exist in great numbers Technology branch of knowledge dealing with engineering, applied science Prognosticate to predict or foretell a future event Automaton a robot a mechanical person Matron an older married woman Paradox a statement that at first seems to be absurd or self contradictory but which may in fact turn to be true Realm special field of something or someone; kingdom Annals historical records Compound to increase or add to Tinge a trace, smattering or slight degree Badger to pester nag annoy persistently
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course EOSC 118 taught by Professor Daveturner during the Spring '10 term at The University of British Columbia.

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