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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
::: berate - scold strongly
::: dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
::: stalwart - physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
::: erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
::: pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
::: mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
::: uninhibited - having no inhibitions; free in behavior and feelings
::: saturate - soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity
::: vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams