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(v.) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity
accede
consent
(v.) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
brandish
swing, shake
(v.) to include or contain; to be made up of
comprise
constitue
(adj.) skillful, nimble
deft
clever, dexterous
(adj.) deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
destitue
wanting, devoid
(adj.) definite, clearly stated
explicit
clear, distinct
(v.) to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally
extirpate
uproot, wipe out
(adj.) coming at a bad time; not appropriate
inopportune
inconvenient
(adj.) suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic
ironic
incongruous, wry
(adj.) stale, moldy; out-of-date
musty
hackneyed
(adj.) meddling; excessively forwatd in offering services or assuming authority
officious
meddlesome, prying
(adj.) unfavorable, threateningm, of bad omen
ominous
unpropitious
(n.) a high peak or point
pinnacle
acme, summit
(adj.) considered beforehand, deliberately planned
premeditated
preplanned, rehearsal
(adj.) growing without check, running wild
rampant
widespread,unrestained
(n.) comfort, relief; (v.) to comfort, console
solace
soothe, cheer up
(adj.) dignified, majestic
stately
grand, magnificent
(adj.) bending easil; bending with agility; readily adaptable
supple
flexible
(v.) to stop by force, put down
suppress
crush, silence
(adj.) open to or marked by bribery or corruption
venal
dishonest