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1
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To yield to, to assume an office or dignity

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Accede

2
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To wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion

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Brandish

3
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To include or contain, to be made up of

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Comprise

4
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Skillful, nimble

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Deft

5
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Deprived of the necessities of life, lacking in

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Destitute

6
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Definite, clearly stated

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Explicit

7
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To tear up by the roots, to destroy totally

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Extirpate

8
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Coming at a bad time, not appropriate

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Inopportune

9
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Suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens, given to irony, sarcastic

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Ironic

10
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Stale, out of date, moldy

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Musty

11
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Meddling, excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority

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Officious

12
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Unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen

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Ominous

13
Q

A high peak or point

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Pinnacle

14
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Considered beforehand, deliberately planned

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Premeditated

15
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Growing without check, running wild

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Rampant

16
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Comfort, relief, to comfort, console

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Solace

17
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Dignified, majestic

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Stately

18
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Bending easily, bending with agility, readily adaptable, servile

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Supple

19
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To stop by force, put down

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Suppress

20
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Open to or marked by bribery or corruption

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Venal