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Vocab Unit 7 D D

Jenkins Vocabulary Unit 7 Definitions 9th Grade Level D

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 or make one's own; to adopt as one's own; to adapt fully
Bogus adj. false, counterfeit
Exorbitant adj. unreasonable high; excessive
Interim n. the time between; adj. temporary, coming between two points of time
Inundate v. to flood, overthrow; 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
Metropolis n. a large city; the chief city of an area
Momentous adj. very important
Obstreperous adj. noisy; unruly, disorderly
Pensive adj. thoughtful, melancholy
Perilous adj. dangerous
Shoddy adj. of poor quality; characterized by inferior workmanship
Sprightly adj. lively, full of life; spicy, flavorful
Surly adj. angry and bad tempered; rude
Tirade n. a long, angry speech, usually very critical
Vagrant n. an idle wanderer, tramp; adj. wandering aimlessly
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