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20 Cards in this Set

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metropolis
(n.)a large city; the chief city of an area

2nd syllable
pensive
(adj.)thoughtful; melancholy

1st syllable
obstreperous
(adj.)noisy; unruly, disorderly

2nd syllable
sprightly
(adj.)lively, full of life; spice, flavorful

1st syllable
shoddy
(adj.)of poor quality; characterized by inferior workmanship

1st syllable
perilous
(adj.)dangerous

1st syllable
surly
(adj.) angry and bad-tempered; rude

1st syllable
tirade
(n.) a long, angry speech, usually very critical

1st syllable
vagrant
(n.)an idle wanderer, tramp; (adj.)wandering aimlessly

1st syllable
interim
(n.) the time between; (adj.) temporary, coming between tow points in time

1st syllable
advent
(n.) an arrival; a coming into place or view

1st syllable
bogus
(adj.) false, counterfeit

1st syllable
adieu
(int.) "Farewell!"; (n.) a farewell

2nd syllable
apex
(n.) the highest point, tip

1st syllable
assimilate
(v.) to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as one's own; to adapt fully

2nd syllable
exorbitant
(adj.) unreasonably high; excessive

2nd syllable
inundate
(v.) to flood, overflow; to overwhelm by numbers or size

1st syllable
malign
(v.) to speak evil of, slander; (adj.) evil

2nd syllable
meander
(v.) to wander about, wind about; (n.) a sharp twist or turn

2nd syllable
metropolis
(n.)a large city; the chief city of an area

2nd syllable