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Flashcards in Chapter 7 Deck (20):
1

Adieu

Farewell. Noun.

2

Advent

Arrival, coming into view. Noun.

3

Apex

Highest point, tip. Noun.

4

Assimilate

Absorb fully, adopt as one's own. Verb.

5

Bogus

False, counterfeit. Adj.

6

Exorbitatn

Unreasonably high, excessive. Adj.

7

Interim

The time between. Noun. Temporary, coming between two points in time. Noun.

8

Inundate

Flood, overflow, overwhelm by size. Verb.

9

Malign

Speak evil of, slander. Verb. Evil. Adj.

10

Meander

Wander about, wind about. Verb. A sharp turn or twist. Noun.

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Metropolis

Large city. Noun.

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Momentous

Very important. Adj.

13

Obstreperous

Noisy, unruly. Adj.

14

Pensive

Thoughtful, melancholy. Adj.

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Perilous

Dangerous. Adj.

16

Shoddy

Of poor quality. Adj.

17

Sprightly

Lively, full of life. Adj.

18

Surly

Angry and bad tempered, rude. Adj.

19

Tirade

Long, angry speech. Noun

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Vagrant

Idle wanderer. Noun. Wandering aimlessly. Verb.