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Accede
To arrive at or come into an office or dignity.
Deft
Quick and skillful; adroit
Explicit
Fully and clearly expressed; leaving nothing implied.
Premeditated
To plan, arrange, or plot (a crime, for example) in advance
Supple
Readily bent; pliant
Officious
Marked by excessive eagerness in offering unwanted services or advice to others
Musty
Stale or moldy in odor or taste

Ominous
Menacing; threatening: ominous black clouds; ominous rumblings of discontent
Solace
Comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or distress; consolation.
Inopportune
Inappropriate or ill-timed; not opportune
Comprise
To include; contain
Brandish
To wave or flourish (a weapon, for example) menacingly.
Rampant
Extending unchecked; unrestrained: a rampant growth of weeds in the neglected yard.
Destitute
Lacking resources or the means of subsistence; completely impoverished
Stately
Dignified and impressive, as in size or proportions.
Pinnacle
The highest point; the culmination
Ironic
Poignantly contrary to what was expected or intended
Extirpate
To pull up by the roots
Suppress
To put an end to forcibly; subdue
Venal
Marked by corrupt dealings, especially bribery: a venal administration