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20 Cards in this Set

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accede
(v) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity
brandish
(v) a wave or flourish in a menacing fashion
comprise
(v) to include or contain; to be made of
deft
(adj) skillful, nimble
destitute
deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
explicit
(adj) definite, clearly stated
extirpate
(v) to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally
inopportune
(adj) coming at a bad time; not appropriate
ironic
(adj) suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic
musty
(adj) stale, moldy; out-of-date
officious
(adj) meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority
ominous
(adj) unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
pinnacle
(n) a high peak or point
Premeditated
(adj) considered beforehand, deliberately planned
rampant
(adj) growing without check, running wild
solace
(n) comfort, relief; (v) to comfort, console
stately
(adj) dignified, majestic
supple
(adj) bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable; servile
suppress
(v) to stop by force, put down
venal
(adj) open to or marked by bribery or corruption