Part 1.

harass
annoy continually or chronically
hubris
overbearing pride or presumption
leaden
(of movement) slow and laborious
mayhem
violent and needless disturbance
offset
compensate for or counterbalance
propel
cause to move forward with force

 

Part 2.

ravine
a deep narrow steep-sided valley
sermon
an address of a religious nature
simian
relating to or resembling an ape
source
the place where something begins
tirade
a speech of violent denunciation
torrid
characterized by intense emotion

 

Part 3.

audible
heard or perceptible by the ear
betoken
be a signal for or a symptom of
dispute
the act of coming into conflict
diverse
distinctly dissimilar or unlike
evasive
deliberately vague or ambiguous
exclude
prevent from entering; shut out

 

Part 4.

finicky
fussy, especially about details
gallant
unflinching in battle or action
mocking
expressing contempt or ridicule
noisome
causing or able to cause nausea
notable
worthy of attention or interest
provoke
provide the needed stimulus for

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2020-04-13