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gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
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
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly