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noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse