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Accede

(v) to yeild to; to assume an office or dignity Syn: consent, concur, comply, assent Ant: demur, balk at

Brandish

(v.) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion Syn: swing, shake

Comprise

(v.) to include or contain; to be made up of Syn: compose, constitute, encompass Ant:exclude

Deft

(adj.) skillful, nimble Syn: dexterous, adroit, proficient, clever, masterful Ant: clumsy, awkward, bungling, inept

Destitute

(adj.) depreived of the necessities of life; lacking in Syn: wanting, devoid, impoverished, penniless Ant: rich, wealthy, luxurious, bountiful, full, replete

Explicit

(adj.) definite; clearly stated Syn: distinct, forthright, unambiguous, clear Ant: vague, ambiguous, implied implicit

Extirpate

(v.) to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally Syn: uproot, eradicate, wipe out, excise Ant: implant, sow, foster, nourish

Inopportune

(adj.) coming at a bad time; not appropriate Syn: ill-timed, incovenient, inappropriate, unsuitable Ant: timely, convenient, felicitous, opportune

ironic

(adj.) suggesting an incongruity btwn what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic Syn:incongruous, satiric, sardonic, wry Ant: straightforward, unquivocal

musty

(adj) stale, moldy; out-of-date Syn: hackneyed, antiquated Ant:fresh, sweet-smelling, up-to-date, brand-new

officious

(adj.) meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority Syn:meddlesome, prying, impertinent, obtrusive Ant:reserved, diffident, timid, aloof

ominous

(adj.)unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen Syn:unpropitious, inauspicious, portentous Ant:propitious, auspicious, promising

pinnacle

(n.)a high peak or point Syn:apex, acme, summit, apogee Ant:nadir, low point

premeditated

(adj. part) considered beforehand, deliberately planned Syn:preplanned, rehersed, calculated, prearranged Ant:reserved, diffident, timid, aloof

rampant

(adj.) growign without check, running wild Syn:widespread, unrestrained, extravagant, prevalent Ant:controlled, restrained

solace

(n.)comfot, relief (v.)to comfort, console Syn:soothe, reassure, cheer up Ant:vex, aggravate, upset

stately

(Adj.) dignified, majectic Syn:grand, magnificent, imposing Ant:lowly, humble, servile, abject

supple

(adj.) bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable; servile Syn:flexible, limber, plaible, pliant Ant:stiff, rigid, unbending, hidebound

suppress

(v.)to stop by force, put down Syn:subdue, crush, stifle, squelch, quash, silence Ant:provoke, spur, arouse, incite, instigate

venal

(Adj.) open to or mark by bribery or corruption Syn:dishonbest, bribable, corruptible, mercenary Ant:honest, incorruptible, scrupulous

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