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adieu
(int.) "Farewell!", (n) a farewell
advent
(n) an arrival, a comming into place or view
apex
(n) highest point, tip
assimilate
(v.) asborb 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 in between (adj.) temporary, coming between two points in time
inundate
(v.) to flood, overflowl to overwhelm by numbers or size
malign
(v.) to speak evil of. slander (adj.) evil
meander
(v.) to wander about, wind about (n,) a sharot turn or twist
metropolis
(n.) a large city; the cheif city of an area
momemtous
(adj.) very important
obstreperous
(adj.) noisy, unrulry, disorderly
pensive
(adj.) thoughtful; melancholy
perilous
(adj.) dangerous
shoddy
(adj.) of poor quailty, 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, usally very critcal
vagrant
(n.) an idel wanderer, tramp; (adj.) wandering aimlessly
animosity
(n.) strong dislike; bitter, hostility
apathy
(n.) a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
apprehensive
(adj.) fearful or anxious, especially about future
compatible
(adj.) able to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system
condolence
(n.) an expression of sympathy
consecrate
(v.) to make sacred, hallow; to set a [art for a speical purpose
decrepit
(adj.) old and feeble; worn-out, ruined
deride
(v.) to ridicule, laugh at with contempt
ingenuous
(adj.) innocent, simple; frankm sincere
multifarious
(adj.) having great variety; numerous and diverse
obsolete
(adj.) out of date, no longer in use
omnivorous
(adj.) eating every kind of food
parsimonious
(adj.) stingy, miserly; meager, poor, small
quandry
(n.) a state of perplexity or doubt
recalcitrant
(adj.) subbornly disobedient, resisting authority
reprisal
(n.) an injury done in return for injury
revel
(v.) to take great pleasure in; (n.) wild celebration
stultify
(v.) to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dling effect on
suave
(adj.) smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses
allocate
(v.) to set aprat or designate for a speical purpose; to distribute
ardent
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned
assiduous
(adj.) persistent, attentive, dilligent
brash
(adj.) prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent
capricious
(adj.) subject to whims or passing fancies
chastise
(v.) to inflict to physical punishment as a mean of correcrtion; to scold severely
copious
(adj.) abundant;plentiful, wordy, verbose
deviate
(v.) to turn aside; to stray from a norm; (n.) one who departs from a norm;(adj) differing from a norm heterodox, unconventional
emaciated
(adj. part.) made unnaturally thin
exult
(v.)to rejoice greatly
gnarled
(adj.) knotted, twisted, lumpy
indemnity
(n.) payment for a damage or losee
inkling
(n.)a hint; a vague notion
limpid
(adj.) clear, transparent; readily understood
ominpotent
(adj.) almighty, having unlimited power or authority
palatable
(adj.) agreeable to thge taste or one's sensibiltiles; suitable for consumption
poignant
(adj.) deeply affecting, touching, keen or sharp in taste or smell
rancor
(n.) bitter resentment or ill-will
sophomoric
(adj.) immature but overconfident; conceited
spontaneous
(adj.) arising naturally, not planned or engineered in advance
commend
(v.) to praise, express apporval, to present as worhty of attentsion; to commit to the care of