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Vocab # 7 Level D

Vocab #7 Level D

Adieu (int.) "Farewell"; (n.) a farewell Synonyms: (int.) "so long"; (n.) good-bye Antonyms :(int.) "Hello"; (n.) greeting
Advent (n.) an arrival; a coming into place or view Synonyms: approach Antonyms: departure, going away, exodus
Apex (n.) the highest point, tip Synonyms: peak, summit, acme, crowning point Antonyms: bottom, madir
Assimilate (v.) to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as on own; to adapt fully Synonyms: digest, incorporate, blend in
Bogus (adj.) false, counterfeit Synonyms: phony, fake, spurious Antonyms: genuine, authentic
Exorbitant (adj.) unreasonably high; excessive Synonyms: extreme, inordinate, overpriced Antonyms: inexpensive, affordable, reasonable
Interim (n.) the time between; (adj.) temporary, coming between two points Synonyms: (n.)interval, interlude; (adj.) provisional, stopgap
Inundate (v.) to flood, overflow; to overwhelm by numbers or size Synonyms: submerge, deluge, swamp
Malign (v.) to speak evil of, slander; (adj.) evil Synonyms: (v.) defame, vilify, badmouth; (adj. wicked Antonym: (v.) praise, commend; (adj.) kind, benevolent
Meander (v.) to wander about, wind about; (n.) a sharp turn or twist. Synonyms: rable, roam, zigzag, twist
Metropolis (v) a large city; the chief city of an area Synonyms: large urban center Antonyms: hamlet, village
Momentous (adj.) very important Synonyms: consequential, weighty, portentous Antonyms: inconsequential, trivial, slight, unimportnat
Obstreperous (adj.) noisy; unruly, disorderly Synonyms: wild, rowdy, uncontrollable, riotous Antonyms: quiet, well-behaved, docile
Pensive (adj.) thoughtful, melancholy Synonyms: dreamy, reflective, contemplative, wistful
Perilous (adj.) dangerous Synonyms: risky, chancy, hazardous, unsafe Antonyms: safe, secure, harmless
Shoddy (adj.) of poor quality; characterized by inferior workmanship Synonyms: flimsy, cheap, tacky, imitative Antonyms: well-made, solid, durable, superior
Sprightly (adj.) lively, full of life; spicy, flavorful Synonyms: frisky, peppy, spirited, animated, buoyant Antonyms: sullen, spiritless, dull, morose, sluggish
Surly (adj.) angry and bad-tempered; rude Synonyms: gruff, sullen, cranky, grouchy, hostile Antonyms: polite, gracious, civil, friend, genial
Tirade (n.) a long, angry speech, usually very critical Synonyms: harangue, diatribe, tongue-lashing
Vagrant (n.) an idle wanderer, tramp; (adj.) wandering aimlessly Synonyms: drifter, vagabond, hobo, nomad Antonyms: stay-at-home, homebody, resident
Created by: MrVanAuken



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