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ad infinitum
adv. endlessly
apportion
v. to divide and give out in shares
bona fide
adj. genuine; sincere
buyant
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; to yield, submit
congenial
adj. getting on well with otheres, agreeable, pleasant
loft
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 gasp mentally.
perverse
adj. inclined to go against what is expected; stubborn; turned away from what is good and proper.
prelude
n. an introduction; that which comes before or leads off
rancid
adj. stale, spoiled
rustic
adj. country-like, simple, plain; awkward; n. one who lives in the country
sever
v. to separate, divide into parts
sordid
adj. wretchedly poor; run-down; mean or selfish
untenable
adj. not capable of being held of defended; impossible to maintain
vindicate
adj. to clea from hint or charge of wrong doing; to defend successfully against opposition; to justify
versatile
adj. able to do many things well; capable of many uses
wane
v. to lose size, strength, or powers