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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
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
infinitesimal - very small
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
adversary - opponent; enemy
astral - relating to the stars
credence - belief
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial