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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
espionage - spying
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
inanimate - lifeless; not animate
muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness