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Vocab Level E Unit 6

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accede
(v.) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity
brandish
(v.) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
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
(v.) 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 stale, moldy; out-of-date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
(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
stately
(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