Vocab Unit 6 Flashcards

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accedeaudio_icon.gif1. to agree or assent; 2. submit or yield to another's wish or opinion; 3. to assume an office
brandishaudio_icon.gifTo wave or flourish (a weapon, for example) menacingly
compriseaudio_icon.gifto include; contain
deftaudio_icon.gifskillful, nimble
destituteaudio_icon.gifdeprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
explicitaudio_icon.gifdefinite, clearly stated
extirpateaudio_icon.gif1. to destroy totally; 2. to tear up by the roots
inopportuneaudio_icon.gifcoming at a bad time; not appropriate
ironiccontrary to what was expected or intended; sarcastic
mustystale, moldy; out-of-date
officiousaudio_icon.gifmeddling; excessively forward in offering services
ominousaudio_icon.gifunfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
pinnacleaudio_icon.gifa high peak or point
premeditatedaudio_icon.gifconsidered beforehand, deliberately planned
rampantaudio_icon.gifgrowing without check, running wild
solaceaudio_icon.gifcomfort, relief
statelydignified, majestic
suppleaudio_icon.gif1. bending easily; 2. adaptable; 3. servile
suppressaudio_icon.gifto stop by force, put down
venalaudio_icon.gifopen to or marked by bribery or corruption