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turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
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
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility