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Vocabulary Unit 7D pp. 84 - 86. ADIEU (int.) Farewell! (n.) a farewell / goodbye I never leave a party without first thanking and saying my adieus to.

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1 Vocabulary Unit 7D pp

2 ADIEU (int.) Farewell! (n.) a farewell / goodbye I never leave a party without first thanking and saying my adieus to the host and hostess. Synonyms, including other languages? Antonyms?

3 ADVENT n. an arrival / coming into existence of a notable person, thing, or event The launch of MTV in the 1980’s marked the advent of the music video age. Synonyms? Antonyms?

4 APEX n. the top / highest point The apex of any Olympic athlete’s career is bringing home the gold. Synonyms? Antonyms?

5 BOGUS adj. false / counterfeit Con artists may carry bogus credentials or counterfeit money. Synonyms? Antonyms?

6 INTERIM (n.) the time between (adj.) temporary In the interim, I’ll just keep my fingers crossed and hope for the best. Noun Synonyms? Adjective Synonyms?

7 MALIGN (v.) to speak evil of (adj.) evil In every school, there are gossips who are only too willing to malign their peers. S: (v.) badmouth (adj.) wicked A: (v.) praise (adj.) kind

8 MEANDER (v.) to wander about (n.) sharp turn / twist When I travel, I like to meander through unfamiliar towns and cities. S: (v.) ramble, roam Lombard Street in San Francisco

9 METROPOLIS (n.) a large city; the chief city of an area According to 2010 population statistics, Cincinnati is the 62nd largest metropolis in the U.S. S: megalopolis A: village Which metropolis is bigger: NYC or LA?

10 SPRIGHTLY (adj.) lively, full of life; spicy, flavorful Though Betty White is 90 years old, she is a sprightly and spirited actress. S: peppy A: morose

11 TIRADE (n.) a long, angry speech, usually very critical Parodies of Hitler ranting and raving were popular on You Tube a couple years back. S: diatribe


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