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20 Cards in this Set

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Accede
(v.) to yeild to; to assume an office of 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 appropiate
Ironic
(adj.) suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic
Musty
(adj.) stale, mold; out-of-date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 peek 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