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19 Cards in this Set

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adieu
n. a farewell
advent
n. the arrival, a coming into place or view
apex
the highest point, tip
assimililate
v. to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as one's own, to adopt fully
bogus
adj. false, counterfeit
exorbitant
adj. unreasonably high, excessive
interim
n. the time between
adj. temporary, coming between two points time
malign
v. to speak evil of, slander
adj. evil
meander
v. to wander about, wind about
n. a sharp turn or twist
metropolis
n. large city; the chief city of an area
momentous
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. along, angry speech, very critical
vagrant
n. an idle wanderer, tramp
adj. wandering aimlessly