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20 terms

Unit 7

orange vocab level d
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adieu
int. "farewell"; n. 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 adopt as one's own; to adapt fully
bogus
adj. false, counterfeit
exorbitant
adj. unreasonably high; excessive
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
v. to speak evil of, slander; adj. evil
meander
v. to wander about, wind about; n. a sharp turn or twist
metropolis
n. a large city; the chief city of an area
momentus
adj. very important
obstreperous
adj. noisy; unruly, disorderly
pensive
adj. thoughtful; melancholy
perilous
adj. dangerous
shoddy
adj. of poor quality; characterized by inferior workmanship
sprightly
adj. lively, full of life; spicy, flavorful
surly
adj. angry and bad-tempered; rude
tirade
n. a long, angry speech, usually very critical
vagrant
n. an idle wanderer, tramp; adj. wandering aimlessly