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Honors Frosh SAT Prep Vocab 7

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adieu
int., n., farewell or a farewell
advent
n., an arrival; a coming into place or view
apex
n., the highest point, tip
assimilate
v., to absorb fully or make one's own, to adapt fully
bogus
adj., false, counterfeit
exorbitant
adj., unreasonably high; excessive
interim
n., adj., (n) the time between; (adj) temporary coming between two points in time
inundate
v., to flood, overflow, to overwhelm by numbers
malign
v., to speak evil of, slander; (adj) evil
meander
v., to wander about, wind about
metropolis
n., a large city; the chief city of an area
momentous
adj., very important
obstreperous
adj., noisy; unruly, disorderly
pensive
adj., thoughtful
perilous
adj., dangerous
shoddy
adj., of poor quality; characterized by inferior, dishonest workmanship
sprightly
adj., lively, full of life
surly
adj., angry and bad-tempered
tirade
n., a long, angry speech
vagrant
n., adj., (n) an idle wanderer, (adj) wandering aimlessly