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invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
belated - delayed
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
kinetic - producing motion; of motion
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
droll - queer and amusing
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus