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stale, moldy; out of date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