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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
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe