Vocab Unit 7 Flashcards

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adieu (int.)"Farewell!"
adieu (n.)a farewell
advent1. an arrival; 2. a coming into place or view
apexthe highest point, tip
assimilate1. to absorb fully or make one's own; 2. to adopt as one's own; 3. to adapt fully
bogusfalse, counterfeit
exorbitant1. unreasonably high; 2. excessive
interim (n.)the time between
interim (adj.)temporary, coming between two points in time
inundate1. to flood, overflow; 2. to overwhelm by numbers or size
malign (v.)to speak evil of, slander
malign (adj.)evil
meander (v.)to wander about, wind about
meander (n.)a sharp turn or twist
metropolis1. a large city; 2. the chief city of an area
momentousvery important
obstreperousnoisy, unruly, disorderly
pensivethoughtful, melancholy
shoddy1. of poor quality; 2. characterized by inferior workmanship
sprightlylively, full of life, spicy, flavorful
surlyangry and bad-tempered, rude
tiradea long, angry speech, usually very critical
vagrant (n.)an idle wanderer, tramp
vagrant (adj.)wandering aimlessly