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adieu

"farewell"

advent

an arrival; a coming into place or view

apex

the highest point

assimilate

to absorb fully or make ones own; to adopt as ones own; to adapt fully

bogus

false, counterfeit

exorbitant

unreasonably high; expensive

interim

the time between; temporary, coming between two points

inundate

to flood, overflow; to overwhelm by numbers or size

malign

to speak evil of, slander; evil

meander

to wander about, wind about; a sharp turn or twist

metropolis

a large city; the chief city of an area

momentous

very important

obstreperous

noisy; unruly, disorderly

pensive

thoughtful; melancholy

perilous

dangerous

shoddy

a poor quality; characterized by inferior workmanship

sprightly

lively, full of life; spick, flavorful

surly

angry and bad-tempered; rude

tirade

a long, angry speech, usually very critical

vagrant

an idle wanderer, tramp; wandering aimlessly

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