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ad infinitum
adv. endlessly
apportion
v. to divide and give out in shares
bona fide
adj. genuine, sincere
buoyant
adj. able to float easily, able to hold things up; cheerful, hopeful
clique
n. a small, exclusive group of people
concede
v. to admit as true
congenial
adj. getting on well w/others; agreeable, pleasant
lofty
adj. very high, noble
migration
n. a movement from one country or region to another
perceive
v. to be aware of through the senses, observe; to grasp mentally
perverse
adj. inclined to go against what is expected; stubborn ; turned away from what is good or proper
prelude
n. an introduction, that which comes before or leads off
rancid
adj. stale, spoiled
rustic
adj. countrylike; simple, plain, awkward;
n. one who lives in the country
sever
v. to seperate, divide into parts
untenable
adj. not capable of being held or defended; impossible to maintain
versatile
adj. able to do many things well; capable of many uses
vindicate
v. to clear from hint or charge of wrongdoingl to defend successfully against opposition; to justify
wane
v. to lose size, strength, or power
wane
v. to lose size, strength, or power
sordid
adj. wretchedly poor; run-down, mean or selfish