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20 terms

Galeno Reading Writing Vocab Unit 7

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EXORBITANT
(adj.) unreasonably high, excessive, inordinate, overpriced, extreme
BOGUS
(adj.) false, counterfeit, phony, fake, spurious
ASSIMILATE
(v.) to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as one's own, digest, incorporate,blend in
APEX
(n.) the highest point, tip, acme, crowning point
ADVENT
(n.) an arrival, a coming into place or view, approach
ADIEU
(n.) a farewell
SHODDY
(adj.) of poor quality, characterized by inferior workmanship, flimsy, cheap, tacky, imitative
SPRIGHTLY
(adj.) lively, full of life, spicy, flavorful, frisky, peppy, spirited, animated, buoyant
SURLY
(adj.) angry, bad-tempered, rude, gruff, sullen, cranky, grouchy, hostile
VAGRANT
(n.) an idle wanderer, tramp, drifter, vagabond, hobo, nomad
(adj.) wandering aimlessly
PERILIOUS
(adj.) dangerous, risky, chancy, hazardous, unsafe
PENSIVE
(adj.) thoughtful, melancholy, dreamy, reflective, contemplative, wistful
OBSTREPEROUS
(adj.) noisy, unruly, disorderly, wild, rowdy, uncontrolled, riotous
MOMENTOUS
(adj.) very important, consequential, weighty, portenous
METROPOLIS
(n.) large city, the chief of a city, large urban center
MEADNDER
(v.) to wander about, ramble, roam, zigzag, twist
(n.) a sharp turn or twist
MALIGN
(v.) to speak evil of, slander, defame, vilify, badmouth
(adj.) evil, wicked
INUNDATE
(v.) to flood, overflow, to overwhelm by numbers or size, submerge, deluge, swamp
TIRADE
(n.) a long, angry speech, usually very critical, harangue, diatribe, tongue-lashing
INTERIM
(n.) the time between, interval, interlude
(adj.) temporary, coming between two points in time, provisional, stop gap