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20 terms

Dr. M Vocab 6

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accede
v to yield to; to assume an office or dignity
brandish
v to wave or flourish in a menancing or vigorous fashio
comprise
v to include or contain; to be made up of
deft
adj skillful, nimble
destitute
adj. deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
explicit
adj definite, clearly stated
extirpate
to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally
inopportune
adj coming at a bad time; not appropriate
ironic
adj suggestion an incongruity between what might be expected and what actuallly 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adj stale, moldy; out-of-date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
n a high peak or point
premeditated
adj. part considered beforehand, deliberately planned
rampant
adj growing without check, running wild
solace
n comfort, relief; v to comfort , console
arRWLY
adj. dignified, majestic
supple
adj. bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable; servile
suppress
v to stop by force, put down
venal
adj open to or marked by bribery or corruption