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peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
concise - brief and compact
lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
boorish - rude; insensitive
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
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