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Vocab Unit 6


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musty adj stale, moldy, or out of date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