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accede
v. consent, concur, comply, assent

demur, balk at
brandish
v. swing, shake
comprise
v. compose, constitute, encompass

exclude
deft
adj. dexterous, adroit, proficient, clever, materful

clumsy, awkward, bungling, inept
destitue
adj. wanting, devoid, impoverished, penniless

rich, wealthy, luxurious, bountiful, full, replete
explicit
adj. distinct, forthright, unambiguous, clear

vague, ambiguous, implied, implicit
extirpate
v. uproot, eradicate, wipe out, excise

implant, sow, foster, nourish
inopportune
adj. ill-timed, inconvenient, inappropriate, unsuitable

timely, convenient, felicitous, opportune
ironic
adj. incongruous, satiric, sardonic, wry

straightforward, unequivocal
musty
adj. hackneyed, antiquated

fresh, sweet-smelling, up-to-date, brand-new
officious
adj. meddlesome, prying, impertinent, obstrusive

reserved, diffident, timid, aloof
ominous
adj. unpropitious, inauspicious, portentous

proptitous, auspicious, promising
pinnacle
n. apex, acme, summit, apogee

nadir, perigee, low point
premeditated
adj, (part.) preplanned, rehearsed, calculated, prearranged

unplanned, spontaneous, impromptu
rampant
adj. widespread, unrestrained, estravagant, prevalent

controlled, restrained
solace
n. comfort, relief
v. soothe, reassure, cheer up

vex, aggravate, upset
stately
adj. grand, magnificent, imposing

lowly, humble, servile, abject
supple
adj. flexible, limber, pliable, pliant

stiff, rigid, unbending, hidebound
suppress
v. subdue, crush, stifle, squelch, quash, silence

provoke, spur, arouse, incite, instigate
venal
adj. dishonest, bribable, corruptible, mercenary

honest, incorruptible, scrupulous