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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
::: convex - curving outward
::: leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
::: dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
::: alimentary - supplying nourishment
::: lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
::: 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
::: disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter