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to yield to; to assume an office or dignity
accede
to wave or flourish in a menacing fashion
brandish
to include or contain; to be made up of
comprise
skillful, nimble
deft
deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
destitute
definite, clearly stated
explicit
to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally
extirpate
coming at a bad time; not appropriate
inopportune
suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic
ironic
stale, moldy; out-of-date
musty
meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority
officious
a high peak or point
pinnacle
considered beforehand, deliberately planned
premeditated
growing without check, running wild
rampant
(n.) comfort, relief; (v.) to comfort, console
solace
unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
ominous
dignified, majestic
stately
bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable; servile
supple
to stop by force, put down
suppress
open to or marked by bribery or corruption
venal