vocab unit 6

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vocab unit 6
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  1. accede
    • to yield to
    • s;to consent
    • a;demur
  2. brandish
    • to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
    • s;swing
  3. comprise
    • to include or contain
    • s;compose
    • a;exclude
  4. deft
    • skillful nimble
    • s; dexterous
    • a;clumsy
  5. destitute
    • deprived of necessities of life
    • s;devoid
    • a;replete
  6. explicit
    • definite
    • s:unambiguous
    • a:vague
  7. extirpate
    • to tear up by the roots
    • s:eradicate
    • a:nourish
  8. inopportune
    • coming at a bad time
    • s:ill timed
    • a:timely
  9. ironic
    • suggesting an incongruity between what might expected and what actually happens
    • s: incongruous
    • a: unequivocal
  10. musty
    • stale moldy
    • s:antiguated
    • Adiffident
  11. officious
    • meddling excessively forward in offering services
    • s:meddlesome
    • a:propitious
  12. pinnacle
    • a high peek or point
    • s:summit
    • A:nadir
  13. premeditated
    • considered beforehand
    • s:calculated
    • a: sponateous
  14. rampant
    • growing without check
    • s:unrestrained
    • a: controlled
  15. stately
    • dignified majestic
    • s:grand
    • a: lowly
  16. solace
    • comfort
    • s:soothe
    • a:vex
  17. supple
    • bending easily
    • s:pliable
    • a:lowly
  18. suppres
    • to stop by force
    • s:quash
    • a:incite
  19. venal
    • open to or marked by bribery or corruption
    • s:corruptible
    • a:scrupulous
  20. ominous
    • unfavorable threatening of bad omen
    • s:inauspicious
    • a:propitious

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