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1

Accede

(V) to yield to, to assume an office or dignity
Synonym: consent
Antonym: demur

2

Brandish

(V) to wave or flourish in a meaning or vigorous fashion
Synonym: swing
Antonym: stillness

3

Comprise

(V) to include or contain; to be made up of
Synonym: compose
Antonym: exclude

4

Deft

(Adj) skillful, nimble
Synonym: proficient
Antonym: clumsy

5

Destitute

(Adj) deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
Synonym: wanting
Antonym: rich

6

Explicit

(Adj) definite, clearly stated
Synonym: distinct
Antonym: vague

7

Extirpate

(V) to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally
Synonym: uproot
Antonym: implant

8

Inopportune

(Adj) Coming at a bad time; not appropriate
Synonym: ill-timed
Antonym: timely

9

Ironic

(Adj) suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony; sarcastic.
Synonym: satiric
Antonym: straightforward

10

Musty

(Adj) stale, moldy, out of date
Synonym: antiquated
Antonym: brand new

11

Officious

(Adj) meddling, excessively forward in offering services o
​assuming authority
Synonym: prying
Antonym: reserved

12

Ominous

(Adj) unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
Synonym: portentous
Antonym: promising

13

Pinnacle

(N) a high point or peak
Synonym: summit
Antonym: low point

14

Premeditated

(Adj) considered beforehand, deliberately planned
Synonym: pre-planned
Antonym: unplanned

15

Rampant

(Adj) growing without check, running wild
Synonym: widespread
Antonym: controlled

16

Solace

(N) comfort, relief
Synonym: soothe
Antonym: upset

17

Stately

(Adj) dignified, majestic
Synonym: grand
Antonym: lowly

18

Supple

(Adj) bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable
Synonym: flexible
Antonym: rigid

19

Suppress

(V) to stop by force, to put down
Synonym: subdue
Antonym: provoke

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Venal

(Adj) open to or marked by bribery or corruption
Synonym: dishonest
Antonym: honest