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forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
magniloquent - boastful; pompous
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
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