Monday, September 9, 2013

vocabulary: fall #4

Accede: give consent or approval

 Brandish: to shake or wave, as a weapon

 Comprise: to include or contain

 Deft: skillful

 Destitute: without meaning or subsistence

 Explicit: fully expressed or demonstrated

 Extirpate: to remove or destroy totally

 Inopportune: inappropriate or inconvenient

 Ironic: using words to convey a meaning that is opposite of the meaning

 Musty: lacking originality or vitality

 Officious: official

 Ominous: portending evil or harm

 Pinnacle: a lofty peak

 Premeditated: planned in advance, done deliberately

 Rampant: violent in action or spirit

 Solace: comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble

 Stately: majestic

 Supple: bending readily without breaking

 Suppress: put an end to activities of

 Venal: willing to sell someone's influence

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