English 9 vocab Ch 7 definitions

20 terms by psurico 

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metropolis

chief city of an area; a large city

tirade

a long, angry speech, usually very critical

shoddy

of poor quality; characterized by inferior workmanship

pensive

thoughtful; melancholy

surly

angry and bad tempered; rude

sprightly

lively, full of life; spicy, flavorful

malign

to speak evil of, slander; evil

apex

the highest point, tip

adieu

Farewell!; a farewell

obstreperous

noisy; unruly, disorderly

bogus

false, counterfeit

exorbitant

unreasonable high; excessive

advent

an arrival; a coming into place or view

interim

the time between; temporary, coming between two points in time

vagrant

an idle wanderer, tramp; wandering aimlessly

perilous

dangerous

meander

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

assimilate

to absorb fully or to make one's own; to adopt as one's own; adapt fully

momentous

very important

inundate

to flood, overflow; to overwhelm by numbers or size

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