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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
copious - plentiful
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
monograph - scholarly article
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
demotic - of or pertaining to the people
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World