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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
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out