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scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
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
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
extrovert - person interested mostly in external objects and actions
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
malady - illness
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious