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Vocab 6 / Level E (Def. Only)

This is a flashcard set for unit 6 of Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level E (copyright 2005). This book is typically used for 8th grade honors level classes. This is the format: definition; illustrative sentence; synonyms; antonyms
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accede
(verb) to yield or consent to; to assume an office or dignity
brandish
(verb) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashiony cab.
comprise
(verb) to include or contain; to be made up of
deft
(adj.) skillful, nimble
destitute
(adj.) deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in wealthy, luxurious, bountiful, full, replete
explicit
(adj.) definite, clearly stated
extirpate
(verb) to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally
inopportune
(adj.) coming at a bad time; not appropriate
ironic
(adj.) suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic
musty
(adj.) stale, moldy; out-of-date
officious
(adj.) meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority
ominous
(adj.) unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
pinnacle
(noun) a high peak or point
premeditated
(adj., part.) considered beforehand, deliberately planned
rampant
(adj.) growing without check, running wild
solace
(noun) comfort, relief; (verb) to comfort, console
Many world leaders seek __________ from the cares of state in the pages of great literature.
stately
(adj.) dignified, majestic
supple
(adj.) bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable; servile
suppress
(verb) to stop by force, put down
venal
(adj.) open to or marked by bribery or corruption

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