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(v.) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity
accede
(v.) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
brandish
(v.) to include or contain; to be made up of
comprise
(adj.) skillful, nimble
deft
(adj.) deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
destitute
(adj.) definte, closely stated
explicit
(v.) to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally
extirpate
(adj.) coming at a bad time; not approproate
inopportune
(adj.)suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic
ironic
(adj.)stale, moldy; out-of-date
musty
(adj.) meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority
officious
(adj.) unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
ominous
(n.) a high peak or point
pinnacle
(adj.) considered beforehand, deliberately planned
premeditated
(adj.) growing w/o check, running wild
rampant
(n.) comfort, relief
(v.) to comfort, console
solace
(adj.) dignified, majestic
stately
(adj.) bending easily; bending w/ agility; readily adaptable; servile
supple
(v.) to stop by force, put down
suppress
(adj.) open to or marked by bribery or corruption
venal