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mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
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
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
assail - assault
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse