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::: defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
::: minatory - menacing; threatening
::: 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
::: catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
::: matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
::: hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
::: dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
::: evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
::: enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
::: spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts