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adieu
farewell;
advent
an arrival;
a coming into place or view
apex
the highest point;
tip
assimilate
to absorb fully;
make one's own;
to adopt as one' own;
to adapt fully
bogus
false;
counterfeit
exorbitant
unreasonably high;
excessive
interim
the time between;
temporary;
comping between two points in time
inundate
to flood;
overflow;
to overwhelm by numbers or size
malign
to speak evil of;
slander;
evil
meander
to wander about;
wind about;
a sharp turn or twist
metropolis
a large city;
the chief of city of an area
momentous
very important
obstreperous
noisy;
unruly;
disorderly
pensive
thoughtful;
melancholy
perilous
dangerous
shoddy
of poor quality;
characterized by inferior workmanship
sprightly
lively;
full of life;
spicy;
flavorful
surly
angry and bad-tempered;
rude
tirade
a long angry speech usually very critical
vagrant
an idle wanderer;
tramp;
wandering aimlessly
assurance
a pledge;
freedom from doubt;
self-confidence
asylum
an institution for the care of children;
elderly people;
a place of safety
console
to comfort;
the keyboard of an organ;
a control panel for an electrical or mechanical device
dilate
to make or become larger or wider;
to expand upon
dross
refuse;
waste products
dwindle
to lessen;
diminish
flippant
lacking in seriousness;
disrespectful;
saucy
immunity
resistance to disease;
freedom from some charge or obligation
institute
to establish;
set up;
an organization for the promotion of learning
liability
a debt;
something disadvantageous
preposterous
ridiculous;
senseless
pugnacious
quarrelsome;
fond of fighting
rabid
furious;
violently intense;
unreasonably extreme;
mad;
infected with rabies
realm
a kingdom;
a region or field of study
rejuvenate
to reward;
pay;
reimburse
rumunerate
to rewind;
pay;
reimburse
sparse
meager;
scant;
scattered
sterling
genuine;
excellent;
made of silver of standard fineness
venture
a risky or daring undertaking;
to expose to danger;
to dare
warp
to twist out of shape;
an abnormality