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adieu
(e du'; a dyu)
"farewell"; a farewell
advent
(ad' vent)
an arrival; a coming into place or view
apex
(a' peks)
the highest point, tip
assimilate
(e sim' e lat)
to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as one's own; to adapt fully
bogus
(bo' ges)
false, counterfeit
exorbitant
(eg zor' be tent)
unreasonably high; excessive
interim
(in' ter em)
the time between; temporary, coming between two points in time
inundate
(in' en dat)
to flood, overflow; to overwhelm by numbers or size
malign
(me lin')
to speak evil of, slander; evil
meander
(me an' der)
to wander about, wind about; a sharp turn or twist
metropolis
(me trap' e les)
a large city; the chief city of an area
momentous
(mo men' tes)
very important
obstreperous
(eb strep' er es)
noisy; unruly, disorderly
pensive
(pen' siv)
thoughtful; melancholy
perilous
(per' e les)
dangerous
shoddy
(shad' e)
of poor quality; characterized by inferior workmanship
sprightly
(sprit' le)
lively, full of life; spicy, flavorful
surly
(ser' le)
angry and bad-tempered; rude
tirade
(ti' rad)
a long, angry speech, usually very critical
vagrant
(va' grent)
an idle wanderer, tramp; wandering aimlessly