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provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
antecede - precede
disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise