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20 Cards in this Set

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accede
verb
to yield to; to assume an office or dignity
brandish
verb
to wave or flourish in a menacing fashion
comprise
verb
to include or contain; to be made up of
deft
adjective
skillful, nimble
destitute
deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
explicit
adjective
definite, clearly stated
extirpate
verb
to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally
inopportune
adjective
coming at a bad time; not appropriate
ironic
adjective
suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic
musty
adjective
stale, moldy; out-of-date
officious
adjective
meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority
ominou
adjective
unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
pinnacle
noun
a high peak or point
premeditated
adjective
considered beforehand, deliberately planned
rampant
adjective
growing without check, running wild
solace
noun
comfort, relief

verb
to comfort, console
stately
adjective
dignified, majestic
supple
adjective
bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable; servile
suppress
verb
to stop by force, put down
venal
adjective
open to or marked by bribery or corruption