10 terms

Vocab 7A Level D

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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 adopt as one's own; to adapt fully
interim
(n.) the time between; (adj.) temporary, coming between two points in time
inundate
(v.) to flood, overflow; to overwhelm by numbers or size
malign
to speak evil of; slander
meander
(v.) to wander about, wind about; (n.) a sharp turn or twist
metropolis
(n.) a large city; the chief city of an area
tirade
(n.) a long, angry speech, usually very critical
vagrant
(n.) an idle wanderer, tramp; (adj.) wandering aimlessly