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torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
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
eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
citadel - fortress
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
drama - prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation