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to yield to; assume an office of dignity
accede
syn:consent, concur, comply, assent
ant:demur, balk at
to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
brandish
syn: swing, shake
to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
comprise
syn:compose, constitute, encompass
ant:exclude
skillful, nimble
deft
syn:dexterous, adroit, proficient, clever, masterful
ant:clumsy, awkward, bungling, inept
deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
destitute
syn:wanting, devoid, impoverished, penniless
ant:rich, wealthy, luxurious, bountiful, full, replete
definite, clearly stated
explicit
syn:distinct, forthright, unambiguous, clear
ant: vague, ambiguous, implied, implicit
to tear uo by the roots; to destroy totally
extirpate
syn:uproot, eradicate, wipe out, excise
ant:implant, sow, foster, nourish
coming at a bad time; not appropriate
inopportune
syn:ill-times, inconvenient, inappropriate, unsuitable
ant:timely, convenient, felicitous, opportune
suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic
ironic
syn:incongruous, satiric, sardonic, wry
ant:straightforward, unequivocal
stale, moldy; out-of-date
musty
syn:hackneyed, antiquated
ant:fresh, sweet-smelling, up to date, brand new
meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority
officious
syn: meddlesome, prying, impertinent, obtrusive
ant:reserved, diffident, timid, aloof
unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
ominous
syn:unpropitious, imauspicious, portentous
ant: propitious, auspicious, promising
a high peak or point
pinnacle
syn: apex, acme, summit, apogee
ant: nadir, perigee, low point
aconsidered beforehand, deliberately planned
premeditated
syn: preplannedm rehearsed, calculated, prearranged
ant:unplanned, spontaneous, impromptu
growing without heck, running wild
rampant
syn:widespread, unrestrained, extravagant, prevalent
ant: controlled, restrained