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accede
v. to tield to; to assume an office or dignity
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 abad time; not appropriate
ironic
adj. suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sracastic
musty
adj. stale, moldy; out-of-date
brandish
v. to wave or fluorish in a menacing fashion
venal
open to or marked by bribery or corruption
officious
meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority
ominou
adj. unfavorabl,e threatening, of bad omen
pinnacle
a high peak or point
premeditated
considered beforehand, deliberately planned
rampant
growing without check, running wild
solace
comfort, relief, to comfort console
stately
dignified, mejestic
supple
bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable servile
suppress
v. to stop by force, put down