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provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
distend - expand; swell out
imperil - put in danger
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
dearth - scarcity
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval