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Glossary of ch. 6-9 vocabulary

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to yield to; assume an office of dignity
accede
to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
comprise
skillful, nimble
deft
deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
destitute
definite, clearly stated
explicit
to tear uo by the roots; to destroy totally
extirpate
coming at a bad time; not appropriate
inopportune
suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic
ironic
stale, moldy; out-of-date
musty
meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority
officious
unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
ominous
a high peak or point
pinnacle
aconsidered beforehand, deliberately planned
premeditated
growing without heck, running wild
rampant

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