Presentation on theme: "Group: 6 A Accede: (v) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity Ex: accede to their reasonable request. Brandish: (v) to wave or flourish in a menacing."— Presentation transcript:
1 Group: 6 AAccede: (v) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity Ex: accede to their reasonable request. Brandish: (v) to wave or flourish in a menacing fashion Ex: brandish his cane threateningly Comprise: (v) to include or contain; to be made up of Ex: a book comprised entirely of essays Deft: (adj) skillful, nimble Ex: sew with deft fingers
2 Destitute: (adj) deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in Ex: aid to destitute families Explicit: (adj) definite, clearly stated Ex: greatly in nee of explicit directions Extirpate: (v) to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally Ex: extirpate all forms of racism Inopportune: (adj) coming at a bad time; not appropriate Ex: arrive at an inopportune time for me
3 Ironic: (adj) suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic Ex: an ironic twist of fate Musty: (adj) stale, moldy; out-of-date Ex: a musty smell in the closet
10 Group 6BOfficious: (adj) meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority Ex: annoyed by the officious usher Ominous: (adj) unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen Ex: an ominous report from the doctor Pinnacle: (n) a high peak or point Ex: reach the pinnacle of success Premeditated: (part.) considered beforehand, deliberately planned Ex: guilty of a premeditated act of violence
11 Rampant: (adj) growing without check, running wild Ex: rampant rumors Solace: (n) comfort, relief (v) to comfort, console Ex: find solace in music Stately: (adj) dignified, majestic Ex: impressed by the stately procession Supple: (adj) bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable; servile Ex: the sapling’s supple branches
12 Suppress: (v) to stop by force, put down Ex: use force to suppress a rebellion Venal: (adj) open to or marked by bribery or corruption Ex: a venal official
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