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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
::: sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
::: trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
::: polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
::: arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
::: tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
::: faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
::: ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
::: sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
::: yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer