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Flashcards in Unit 6 Vocab Deck (28):
1

in-, im-

in, into

2

-fy, -ify, -ize

to cause, make

3

-micro-

small

4

-morph-

form, shape

5

-naut-

sailor

6

to yield to

accede

7

to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion

brandish

8

to include or contain; to be made up of

comprise

9

skillful, nimble

deft

10

to assume an office or dignity

accede

11

deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in

destitute

12

definite, clearly stated

explicit

13

to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally

extirpate

14

coming at a bad time; not appropriate

inopportune

15

suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens

ironic

16

stale, moldy; out-of-date

musty

17

meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority

officious

18

unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen

ominous

19

a high peak or point

pinnacle

20

given to irony, sarcastic

ironic

21

considered beforehand, deliberately planned

premeditated

22

growing without check, running wild

rampant

23

comfort, relief; to comfort, console

solace

24

dignified, majestic

stately

25

bending easily; bending with agility

supple

26

to stop by force, put down

suppress

27

open to or marked by bribery or corruption

venal

28

readily adaptable; servile

supple