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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
::: buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
::: luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
::: hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
::: wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
::: unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
::: eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
::: nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: deterrent - something that discourages or deters