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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
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
chaotic - in utter disorder
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism