|to prevent by action in advance, anticipate, or to buy up goods in advance in order to increase the price when resold|
|craving or consuming large quantities of food; exceedingly eager or avid|
aseptic a·sep·tic (ə-sěp'tĭk, ā-)
Of, relating to, or characterized by asepsis.
|aseptic (ə-sěp'tĭk, ā-sěp'tĭk) Pronunciation Key
Free of microorganisms that cause disease.