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goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
provisional - tentative; temporary
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
encircle - surround
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous