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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
::: vie - contend; compete
::: caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
::: mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
::: unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
::: precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
::: diva - operatic singer; prima donna
::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
::: tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
::: precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ