Vocab Unit 7 (Final)

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Section 1

Question Answer
Adieu(int.) "farewell!"; (n) a farewell
advent(n.) an arrival; a coming into place or view
apex(n.) the highest point, tip
assimilate(v.) to absorb fully; to adopt as one's own; to adapt fully
bogus(adj.) false, counterfeit

Section 2

Question Answer
exorbitant(adj.) unreasonably high; excessive
interim(n.) the time between; (adj.) temporary, coming between 2 points in time
inundate(v.) to flood, overflow; to overwhelm by numbers or size
malign(v.) to speak evil of, slander; (adj.) evil
meander(v.) to wander about, wind about; (n.) a sharp turn or twist

Section 3

Question Answer
metropolis(n.) a large city; the chief city of an area
momentous(adj.) very important
obstreperous(adj.) noisy; unruly, disorderly
pensive(adj.) thoughtful; melancholy
perlious(adj.) dangerous

Section 4

Question Answer
shoddy(adj.) of poor quality; characterized by inferior workmanship
sprightly(adj.) lively, full of life; spicy, flavorful
surly(adj.) angry & bad-tempered; rude
tirade(n.) a long, angry speech, usually very critial
vagrant(n.) an idle wanderer, tramp; (adj.) wandering aimlessly