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Flashcards in #6 Definitions Deck (20):
1

to yield; to assume an office or dignity

acceded

2

to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashiion

brandish

3

to include or contain; to be made up of

comprise

4

skillful, nimble

deft

5

deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in

destitute

6

definite. clearly stated

explicit

7

to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally

extirpate

8

coming at a bad time; not appropriate

inopportune

9

suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony; sarccastic

ironic

10

stale, moldy; out-of-date

musty

11

meddling; excessively froward in offering services or assuming authority

officious

12

unfavorable, threatening. of bad omen

ominous

13

a high peak or point

pinnacle

14

considered beforehand, deliberately planned

premeditated

15

growing without check, running wild

rampant

16

(n) comfort relief
(v) to comfort, console

solace

17

dignified, majestic

stately

18

bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable; servile

supple

19

to stop by force, put down

suppress

20

open to or marked bribery or corruption

venal