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intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
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
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
comprise - include; consist of
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.