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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 or make one's own; to adopt as one's own; to adapt fully

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Bogus

False; counterfeit

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Exorbitant

Unreasonably high; excessive

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Interim

The time between
Temporary, coming between two points in time

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Indundate

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
A sharp turn or twist

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Metropolis

A large city; the chief city of an area

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Momentous

Very important

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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

Live, 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