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recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.
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
imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
ligneous - like wood
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance