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tirade
very long, angry speech
vagrant
an idel wanderer, tramp
adieu
farewell, goodbye
advent
arrival or coming into place
assimilate
to absorb fully or make one's own
bogus
counterfeit, false
exorbitant
unreasonably high, excessive`
interim
time between something
inundate
to flood or overwhelm by size
malign
to speak of evil
meander
V:to wander about; N:sharp turn in the road
metropolis
major or large city
momentus
very important
pensive
thoughtful, melancholy
perilous
dangerous
shoddy
inferior workmanship, of poor quality
sprightly
lively, full of life
assurance
freedom from doubt, self-confidence
asylum
institution for care of the mentally ill, children, elderly; place of safety
console
to comfort
dilate
to make larger, expand
dross
waste products, trash
dwindle
to lessen, to diminish
flippant
lacking in seriousness, disrespectful
immunity
resistance to infection; freedom from obligation
institute
to establish or set up
liability
a debt, disadvantage
preposterous
ridiculous, senseless
pugnacious
fond of fighting
rabid
furious, violently intense
realm
kingdom; field of study
rejuvenate
to make young again, renew
sparse
meager, scatered
sterling
genuine, excellant
venture
risky or daring undertaking
warp
to twist out of shape
auxiliary
giving assistance or support
candid
frank or sincere
cubicle
a small room or compartment
drudgery
work that is hard and tiresome
envoy
a messenger
escalate
to increase in intensity, elevate
expedient
ADJ:useful; N:a means to an end
feign
to pretend
flair
a natural talent or quality
grievous
causing sarrow or pain, very serious
heterogeneous
composed of different kinds, diverse
horde
a vast # of people
impel
to drive forward, to force
incredulous
disbelieving
inscribe
to write or engrave
monologue
a long speech by one actor
prognosis
a prediction of disease
rasping
harsh sound
repugnant
disagreeable, offensive
scuttle
to sink a ship, to get rid of something
surly
angry, rude
apex
highest point, tip
obstreperous
noisy, unruly, disorderly
remunerate
to reward, remberse