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badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
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
alleviate - relieve (pain)
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event