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Vocabulary Level E Unit Six. Accede – to yield to; to assume an office or dignity Synonyms – consent, concur, comply, assent Antonyms – demur, balk at.

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1 Vocabulary Level E Unit Six

2 Accede – to yield to; to assume an office or dignity Synonyms – consent, concur, comply, assent Antonyms – demur, balk at

3 Brandish – to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion Synonyms – swing, shake

4 Comprise – to include or contain; to be made up of Synonyms – compose, constitute, encompass Antonyms - exclude

5 Deft – skillful, nimble Synonyms – dexterous, adroit, proficient, clever, masterful Antonyms – clumsy, awkward, bungling, inept

6 Destitute – deprived of the necessities or life; lacking in Synonyms – wanting, devoid, penniless Antonyms – rich, luxurious, bountiful, full, replete

7 Explicit – definite, clearly stated Synonyms – distinct, forthright, unambiguous, clear Antonyms – vague, ambiguous, implied, implicit

8 Extirpate – to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally Synonyms – uproot, eradicate, wipe out, excise Antonyms – implant, sow, foster, nourish

9 Inopportune – coming at a bad time; not appropriate Synonyms – ill-timed, inconvenient, inappropriate, unsuitable Antonyms – timely, convenient, felicitous, opportune

10 Ironic – suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic Synonyms – incongruous, satiric, sardonic, wry Antonyms – straightforward, unequivocal

11 Musty – stale, moldy; out-of-date Synonyms – hackneyed, antiquated Antonyms – sweet-smelling, up to date, brand-new

12 Officious – meddling; excessively forward in offering service or assuming authority Synonyms – meddlesome, prying, impertinent, obtrusive Antonyms – reserved, diffident, timid, aloof

13 Ominous – unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen Synonyms – unpropitious, inauspicious, portentous Antonyms – propitious, auspicious, promising

14 Pinnacle – high peak or point Synonyms – apex, acme, summit, apogee Antonyms – nadir, perigee, low point

15 Premeditated – considered beforehand, deliberately planned Synonyms – preplanned, rehearsed, prearranged Antonyms – unplanned, spontaneous, impromptu

16 Rampant – growing without check, running wild Synonyms – widespread, unrestrained, extravagant, prevalent Antonyms – controlled, restrained

17 Solace – comfort, relief; to comfort, console Synonyms – soothe, reassure, cheer up Antonyms – vex, aggravated, upset

18 Stately - dignified, majestic Synonyms – grand, magnificent, imposing Antonyms – lowly, humble, servile, abject

19 Supple – bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable; servile Synonyms – flexible, limber, pliable, pliant Antonyms – rigid, unbending, hidebound

20 Suppress – to stop by force, put down Synonyms – subdue, crush, stifle, squelch, quash, silence Antonyms – provoke, spur, arouse, incite, instigate

21 Venal – open or marked by bribery or corruption Synonyms – dishonest, bribable, corruptible, mercenary Antonyms – honest, incorruptible, scrupulous

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