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accedeto yield to;

syn: consent,concur,comply, assent.
accede
to wave or flourish

swing, shake
brandish
to include or contain; made up of

syn:compose, constitute, encompass.

ant: exclude
comprise
skillful, nimble

syn: dexterous, adroit, proficient, clever, masterful

ant: clumsy, awkward, inept, bungling
deft
deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in

syn: wanting, devoid, impoverished, penniless

ant: rich, wealthy, luxurious
destitute
definite, clearly stated

syn: distinct, forthright, unambiguous, clear

ant: vague, ambiguous implied, implicit
explicit
to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally

syn: uproot, eradicate, wipe out, excise

ant: implant, sow, foster
extirpate
coming at a bad time; not appropriate

syn: ill-timed, inconvenient, inappropriate

ant: timely, convenient
inopportune
give to irony

incongruous, satiric, sardonic, wry

ant:straightforward
ironic
stale, moldy; out of date

syn: hackneyed, antiquated

ant: fresh, sweet- smwlling
musty
meddling: exessivly forward in offering services or assuming aurhority

syn: meddlesome, prying, impertinent, obtrusive

ant: reserved, diffident, timid, aloof
officious
unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen

syn: unpropitious, inauspicious, portentous

ant: propitious, auspicious,
ominous
a high peak or point

syn: apex, acme, summit

ant: nadir, low point
pinnacle
considered before hand, planned

syn: preplanned, rehearsed, calculated

ant: unplanned, spontaneous
premeditated
growing without check, running wild

syn: widespread, unrestrained, extravagnt

ant: controlled, restrained
rampant
comfort, relief.(v) to comfort, console

syn. soothe, reasure, cheer up

ant. vex aggravate, upset
solace
dignified, majestic

syn. grand, magnificent, impoing

ant. lowly, humble, servile, abject
stately
bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable; servile

syn. flexible, limber, pliable, pliant

ant. stiff, rigid, unbending
supple
to stop by force, put down

syn. subdue, crush, stifle, squelch, quash, silence

ant. provoke, spur, arouse, incite
suppress
open to or marked by bribery or corruption

syn. dishonest, briable, corruptible

ant. honest, scrupulous
venal