Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 6

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Question Answer
accede(v.) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity
brandish(v.) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
comprise(v.) to include or contain; to be made up of
deft(adj.) skillful, nimble
destitute(adj.) 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 stale, moldy; out-of-date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., part.) 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