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pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
impeccable - faultless
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
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