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caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
incline - slope; slant; Ex. steep incline
harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
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
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle