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Adieu

Farewell

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Advent

An arrival
A coming into place or view

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Apex

The highest point
Tip

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Assimilate

To absorb fully
To adopt as ones own
To adapt fully

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Bogus

False
Counterfeit

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Exorbitant

Unreasonably hight
Excessive

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Interim

The time between
Temporary
Coming between two points in time

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Inundate

To flood
Overflow
To overwhelm by numbers or size

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Malign

To speak evil of
Slander
Evil

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Meander

To wander about
Wind about
Sharp turn or twist

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Metropolis

A large city
The chief city of an area

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Momentous

Very import

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Obstreperous

Noisy
Unruly
Disorderly

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Pensive

Thoughtful
Melancholy

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Perilous

Dangerous

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Shoddy

Of poor quality
Characterized by inferior workmanship

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Sprightly

Lively
Full of life
Spicy
Flavorful

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Surly

Angry and bad tempered
Rude

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Tirade

A long angry speech
Usually very critical

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Vagrant

An idle wanderer
Tramp
Wandering aimlessly