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illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
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
insurrection - rebellion; uprising
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
craven - cowardly
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
facsimile - copy
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance