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::: gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
::: disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
::: implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
::: 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
::: paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
::: fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: muddle - confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
::: dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
::: bountiful - generous; graciously generous; showing bounty