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good_manners

  • noun a courteous manner
    courtesy.

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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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diss

  • verb treat, mention, or speak to rudely
    affront; insult.
    • He insulted her with his rude remarks
    • the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone
  • noun god of the underworld; counterpart of Greek Pluto
    Orcus; Dis.

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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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alien

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    noncitizen; foreigner; outlander.
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    unknown; stranger.

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pique

  • noun tightly woven fabric with raised cords
  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    temper; irritation.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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hate

  • noun the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
    hatred.
  • verb dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
    detest.
    • I hate Mexican food
    • She detests politicians

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superciliousness

  • noun the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
    condescension; disdainfulness.

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violate

  • verb fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
    go against; break.
    • This sentence violates the rules of syntax
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; break; offend; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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venom

  • noun toxin secreted by animals; secreted by certain snakes and poisonous insects (e.g., spiders and scorpions)
  • noun feeling a need to see others suffer
    spitefulness; maliciousness; malice; spite.

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vex

  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves
  • verb disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress
    worry.
    • I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me

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arrogance

  • noun overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
    high-handedness; haughtiness; hauteur; lordliness.

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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snotty-nosed

  • adjective satellite marked by casual disrespect
    insolent; impudent; flip.
    • a flip answer to serious question
    • the student was kept in for impudent behavior

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breach

  • noun a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
  • noun an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)

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dislike

  • noun an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
    disfavor; disapproval; disfavour.
  • noun a feeling of aversion or antipathy
    • my dislike of him was instinctive

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pride

  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
    pridefulness.
  • noun satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
    • he takes pride in his son's success

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regrets

  • noun a polite refusal of an invitation
    declination.
  • noun sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
    sorrow; ruefulness; regret; rue.
    • he drank to drown his sorrows
    • he wrote a note expressing his regret
    • to his rue, the error cost him the game

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creepy-crawlies

  • noun feelings of dislike and anxiety
    • the cave gave me the creepy-crawlies
  • noun an animal that creeps or crawls (such as worms or spiders or insects)
    creepy-crawly.

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haughtiness

  • noun overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
    high-handedness; hauteur; lordliness; arrogance.

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infringement

  • noun an act that disregards an agreement or a right
    violation.
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment
  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infraction; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.

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horror

  • noun intense and profound fear
  • noun something that inspires dislike; something horrible
    • the painting that others found so beautiful was a horror to him

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unfriendliness

  • noun dislike experienced as an absence of friendliness
  • noun an unfriendly disposition

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ironist

  • noun a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
    ridiculer; satirist.

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nausea

  • noun the state that precedes vomiting
    sickness.
  • noun disgust so strong it makes you feel sick

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snide

  • adjective satellite expressive of contempt
    sneering; supercilious.
    • curled his lip in a supercilious smile
    • spoke in a sneering jeering manner
    • makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one

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umbrage

  • noun a feeling of anger caused by being offended
    offense; offence.
    • he took offence at my question

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abhorrence

  • noun hate coupled with disgust
    odium; execration; abomination; detestation; loathing.

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trespass

  • noun a wrongful interference with the possession of property (personal property as well as realty), or the action instituted to recover damages
  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; encroachment; usurpation; intrusion.

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profaneness

  • noun an attitude of irreverence or contempt for a divinity
  • noun unholiness by virtue of being profane
    unsanctification.

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guy

  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; hombre; cat.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll
  • noun an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

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insolence

  • noun the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
    impertinence; freshness; crust; impudence; cheekiness; gall.
  • noun an offensive disrespectful impudent act

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blasphemy

  • noun blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)
  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    profanation; desecration; sacrilege.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath

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malice

  • noun feeling a need to see others suffer
    spitefulness; maliciousness; spite; venom.
  • noun the quality of threatening evil
    malevolence; malevolency.

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notwithstanding

  • adverb despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
    nonetheless; nevertheless; however; all the same; withal; even so; still; yet.
    • although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it
    • while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed
    • he was a stern yet fair master
    • granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go

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loathing

  • noun hate coupled with disgust
    odium; execration; abhorrence; abomination; detestation.
  • verb find repugnant
    abominate; execrate; abhor; loathe.
    • I loathe that man
    • She abhors cats

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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distaste

  • noun a feeling of intense dislike
    aversion; antipathy.

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crust

  • noun the outer layer of the Earth
    Earth's crust.
  • noun a hard outer layer that covers something
    encrustation; incrustation.

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chutzpa

  • noun (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity
    hutzpah; chutzpah.

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devastating

  • adjective satellite making light of
    withering; annihilating.
    • afire with annihilating invective
    • a devastating portrait of human folly
    • to compliments inflated I've a withering reply"- W.S.Gilbert
  • verb cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
    desolate; devastate; scourge; lay waste to; ravage; waste.
    • The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion

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hutzpah

  • noun (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity
    chutzpah; chutzpa.

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cold_shoulder

  • noun a refusal to recognize someone you know
    cut; snub.
    • the snub was clearly intentional

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pooh-pooh

  • verb express contempt about
  • verb reject with contempt
    freeze off; spurn; disdain; reject; scorn; turn down.
    • She spurned his advances

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sour_grapes

  • noun disparagement of something that is unattainable

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cull

  • noun the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
    reject.
  • verb remove something that has been rejected
    • cull the sick members of the herd

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repugnance

  • noun intense aversion
    horror; repulsion; revulsion.
  • noun the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time
    incompatibility; mutual exclusiveness; inconsistency.

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scoffing

  • noun showing your contempt by derision
    jeer; scoff; jeering; mockery.
  • verb laugh at with contempt and derision
    barrack; jeer; gibe; scoff; flout.
    • The crowd jeered at the speaker

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misgiving

  • noun uneasiness about the fitness of an action
    scruple; qualm.
  • noun painful expectation
    apprehension.

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cheekiness

  • noun the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
    impertinence; freshness; crust; impudence; gall; insolence.

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shortness

  • noun the property of being of short spatial extent
    • the shortness of the Channel crossing
  • noun the condition of being short of something
    • there was no shortness of money
    • can cause shortness of breath

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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scunner

  • noun a strong dislike
    • they took a scunner against the United States

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remark

  • noun a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    comment; input.
    • from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account
  • noun explicit notice
    • it passed without remark

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conceit

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    self-love; amour propre; vanity.
  • noun an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things

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ridicule

  • noun language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
  • noun the act of deriding or treating with contempt
    derision.

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odiousness

  • noun the quality of being offensive
    distastefulness; offensiveness.

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repel

  • verb cause to move back by force or influence
    repulse; beat back; drive; push back; force back.
    • repel the enemy
    • push back the urge to smoke
    • beat back the invaders
  • verb be repellent to; cause aversion in
    repulse.

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vituperation

  • noun abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will
    invective; vitriol.

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criticism

  • noun disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
    unfavorable judgment.
    • the senator received severe criticism from his opponent
  • noun a serious examination and judgment of something
    critique.
    • constructive criticism is always appreciated

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insolent

  • adjective satellite marked by casual disrespect
    snotty-nosed; impudent; flip.
    • a flip answer to serious question
    • the student was kept in for impudent behavior
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; bodacious; audacious; brazen; bald-faced; barefaced; brazen-faced.
    • an audacious trick to pull
    • a barefaced hypocrite
    • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times
    • bald-faced lies
    • brazen arrogance
    • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

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criminal_offense

  • noun (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
    offence; crime; law-breaking; offense; criminal offence.
    • a long record of crimes

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contumelious

  • adjective satellite arrogantly insolent

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impiety

  • noun unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god
    impiousness.

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gruesomeness

  • noun the quality of being ghastly
    grimness; ghastliness; luridness.

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sneer

  • noun a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls
    leer.
  • noun a contemptuous or scornful remark

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ridiculer

  • noun a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
    ironist; satirist.

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snub

  • noun an instance of driving away or warding off
    repulse; rebuff.
  • noun a refusal to recognize someone you know
    cut; cold shoulder.
    • the snub was clearly intentional

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contumely

  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; abuse; vilification; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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self-love

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    conceit; amour propre; vanity.
  • noun an exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself
    narcism; narcissism.
    • self-love that shut out everyone else

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opposer

  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; adversary; antagonist; opponent.

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belittling

  • noun a belittling comment
    denigration.
  • noun the act of belittling

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insult

  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; abuse; vilification; contumely.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team
  • noun a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    affront.
    • turning his back on me was a deliberate insult

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unpleasant

  • adjective disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
    • an unpleasant personality
    • unpleasant repercussions
    • unpleasant odors

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high-handedness

  • noun overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
    haughtiness; hauteur; lordliness; arrogance.

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wary

  • adjective marked by keen caution and watchful prudence
    • they were wary in their movements
    • a wary glance at the black clouds
    • taught to be wary of strangers
  • adjective satellite openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    untrusting; suspicious; leery; mistrustful.

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condescension

  • noun the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
    disdainfulness; superciliousness.
  • noun a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
    patronage; disdain.

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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rudeness

  • noun a manner that is rude and insulting
    discourtesy.
  • noun a wild or unrefined state
    crudeness; crudity; primitivism; primitiveness.

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annoy

  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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loathsomeness

  • noun the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
    lousiness; repulsiveness; vileness; sliminess; wickedness.
    • the vileness of his language surprised us

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sour

  • noun a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  • noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    tartness; sourness.

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supercilious

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
  • adjective satellite expressive of contempt
    sneering; snide.
    • curled his lip in a supercilious smile
    • spoke in a sneering jeering manner
    • makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one

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jeer

  • noun showing your contempt by derision
    scoffing; scoff; jeering; mockery.
  • verb laugh at with contempt and derision
    barrack; gibe; scoff; flout.
    • The crowd jeered at the speaker

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disparagement

  • noun a communication that belittles somebody or something
    depreciation; derogation.
  • noun the act of speaking contemptuously of
    dispraise.

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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offense

  • noun a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
    offensive activity; discourtesy; offence.
  • noun a feeling of anger caused by being offended
    umbrage; offence.
    • he took offence at my question

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neglecter

  • noun a person who is neglectful and gives little attention or respect to people or responsibilities
    • he tried vainly to impress his neglecters

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contempt

  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    scorn; despite; disdain.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
    disrespect.

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obloquy

  • noun state of disgrace resulting from public abuse
    opprobrium.
  • noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
    defamation; hatchet job; calumniation; traducement; calumny.

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united

  • adjective characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity
    • presented a united front
  • verb act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    unify; unite.

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breaking

  • noun the act of breaking something
    break; breakage.
    • the breakage was unavoidable
  • verb terminate
    interrupt; break.
    • She interrupted her pregnancy
    • break a lucky streak
    • break the cycle of poverty

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reject

  • noun the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality
    cull.
  • verb refuse to accept or acknowledge
    • I reject the idea of starting a war
    • The journal rejected the student's paper

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repulsion

  • noun the force by which bodies repel one another
    repulsive force.
  • noun intense aversion
    horror; revulsion; repugnance.

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disdainfulness

  • noun the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
    condescension; superciliousness.

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sin

  • noun estrangement from god
    sinfulness; wickedness.
  • noun an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
    sinning.

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scoff

  • noun showing your contempt by derision
    jeer; scoffing; jeering; mockery.
  • verb laugh at with contempt and derision
    barrack; jeer; gibe; flout.
    • The crowd jeered at the speaker

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untrusting

  • adjective satellite openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    suspicious; leery; mistrustful; wary.

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abuse

  • noun cruel or inhumane treatment
    maltreatment; ill-treatment; ill-usage.
    • the child showed signs of physical abuse
  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; vilification; contumely; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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irreligiousness

  • noun the quality of not being devout
    irreligion.

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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disagreeable

  • adjective not to your liking
    • a disagreeable situation
  • adjective satellite unpleasant to interact with
    • a disagreeable old man

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snotty

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety
  • adjective satellite dirty with nasal discharge
    snot-nosed.
    • a snotty nose
    • a house full of snot-nosed kids

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refuse

  • noun food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
    scraps; food waste; garbage.
  • verb show unwillingness towards
    decline.
    • he declined to join the group on a hike

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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chariness

  • noun the trait of being cautious and watchful
    wariness.

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revolt

  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    rising; uprising; insurrection; rebellion.
  • verb make revolution
    • The people revolted when bread prices tripled again

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lordly

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    august; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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blunder

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blooper; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.
  • verb commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake
    drop the ball; goof; boob; sin.
    • I blundered during the job interview

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nosed

  • adjective having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind
  • verb search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    horn in; intrude; poke; pry; nose.
    • This guy is always nosing around the office

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ego

  • noun an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
    self-importance; egotism.
  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    self.

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jeering

  • noun showing your contempt by derision
    jeer; scoffing; scoff; mockery.
  • verb laugh at with contempt and derision
    barrack; jeer; gibe; scoff; flout.
    • The crowd jeered at the speaker

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alienation

  • noun the feeling of being alienated from other people
    estrangement; disaffection.
  • noun separation resulting from hostility
    estrangement.

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offend

  • verb cause to feel resentment or indignation
    pique.
    • Her tactless remark offended me
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; violate; break; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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lordliness

  • noun formality in bearing and appearance
    dignity; gravitas.
    • he behaved with great dignity
  • noun overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
    high-handedness; haughtiness; hauteur; arrogance.

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violator

  • noun someone who violates the law
    law offender; lawbreaker.
  • noun someone who assaults others sexually
    ravisher; debaucher.

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wound

  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    lesion.
  • noun a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    injury; combat injury.

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misdemeanor

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infraction; infringement; misdemeanour.

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disaffection

  • noun the feeling of being alienated from other people
    estrangement; alienation.
  • noun disloyalty to the government or to established authority
    • the widespread disaffection of the troops

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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look_down_on

  • verb regard with contempt
    • the new neighbor looks down on us because our house is very modest

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before

  • adverb earlier in time; previously
    earlier.
    • I had known her before
    • as I said before
    • he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier
    • her parents had died four years earlier
    • I mentioned that problem earlier
  • adverb at or in the front
    in front; ahead.
    • I see the lights of a town ahead
    • the road ahead is foggy
    • staring straight ahead
    • we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front
    • with the cross of Jesus marching on before

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haughty

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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undervalue

  • verb assign too low a value to
    underestimate.
    • Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price
  • verb esteem lightly

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swellhead

  • noun a conceited and self-centered person
    egotist; egoist.

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suspicion

  • noun an impression that something might be the case
    intuition; hunch.
    • he had an intuition that something had gone wrong
  • noun doubt about someone's honesty
    distrust; mistrust; misgiving.

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revulsion

  • noun intense aversion
    horror; repulsion; repugnance.

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turn_down

  • verb refuse to accept
    decline; refuse; pass up; reject.
    • He refused my offer of hospitality
  • verb refuse entrance or membership
    refuse; turn away; reject.
    • They turned away hundreds of fans
    • Black people were often rejected by country clubs

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antipathy

  • noun a feeling of intense dislike
    distaste; aversion.
  • noun the object of a feeling of intense aversion; something to be avoided
    • cats were his greatest antipathy

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criminal

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; outlaw; felon.
  • adjective satellite bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
    condemnable; deplorable; vicious; reprehensible.
    • a criminal waste of talent
    • a deplorable act of violence
    • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

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bitchiness

  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spitefulness; spite; cattiness; nastiness.

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goof

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.
  • noun a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
    goofball; buffoon; clown; merry andrew.

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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disrespectful

  • adjective exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous
    • remarks disrespectful of the law
    • disrespectful in the presence of his parents
    • disrespectful toward his teacher
  • adjective satellite neither feeling nor showing respect
    awless; aweless.

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sarcastic

  • adjective expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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irreverent

  • adjective showing lack of due respect or veneration
    • irreverent scholars mocking sacred things
    • noisy irreverent tourists
  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; saucy; pert.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner

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turndown

  • noun the act of refusing an offer
    nonacceptance.
    • the turndown was polite but very firm

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uncomplimentary

  • adjective showing or representing unfavorably
    unflattering.
    • an unflattering portrait
    • an uncomplimentary dress
  • adjective tending to (or intended to) detract or disparage

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clannishness

  • noun tendency to associate with only a select group
    cliquishness; exclusiveness.

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freshness

  • noun the property of being pure and fresh (as if newly made); not stale or deteriorated
    • she loved the freshness of newly baked bread
    • the freshness of the air revived him
  • noun originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel
    novelty.

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mistrust

  • noun doubt about someone's honesty
    distrust; suspicion; misgiving.
  • noun the trait of not trusting others
    distrust; distrustfulness.

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roast

  • noun a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
    joint.
  • noun negative criticism
    knock.

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disregard

  • noun lack of attention and due care
    neglect.
  • noun willful lack of care and attention
    neglect.

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offensive_activity

  • noun a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
    offense; discourtesy; offence.

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wariness

  • noun the trait of being cautious and watchful
    chariness.

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shock

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    daze; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
    impact.
    • the armies met in the shock of battle

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go_against

  • verb fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
    break; violate.
    • This sentence violates the rules of syntax
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    infract; violate; break; offend; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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exclusiveness

  • noun tendency to associate with only a select group
    cliquishness; clannishness.

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89

  • adjective satellite being nine more than eighty
    eighty-nine; ixc.

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deride

  • verb treat or speak of with contempt
    • He derided his student's attempt to solve the biggest problem in mathematics

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caustic

  • noun any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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boorishness

  • noun the manner of a rude or insensitive person
  • noun inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor
    uncouthness.

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vilification

  • noun slanderous defamation
    smear; malignment.
  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; abuse; contumely; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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disagreeable_person

  • noun a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
    unpleasant person.

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irony

  • noun witty language used to convey insults or scorn
    sarcasm; satire; caustic remark.
    • he used sarcasm to upset his opponent
    • irony is wasted on the stupid
    • Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift
  • noun incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs
    • the irony of Ireland's copying the nation she most hated

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crowing

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; bragging; brag; line-shooting; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
  • verb dwell on with satisfaction
    crow; triumph; gloat.

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profanation

  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    blasphemy; desecration; sacrilege.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath
  • noun degradation of something worthy of respect; cheapening

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invective

  • noun abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will
    vitriol; vituperation.

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detestation

  • noun hate coupled with disgust
    odium; execration; abhorrence; abomination; loathing.

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domineeringness

  • noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing
    overbearingness; imperiousness.

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impudence

  • noun an impudent statement
    cheek; impertinence.
  • noun the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
    impertinence; freshness; crust; cheekiness; gall; insolence.

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impertinence

  • noun an impudent statement
    cheek; impudence.
  • noun the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
    freshness; crust; impudence; cheekiness; gall; insolence.

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withering

  • noun any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
    atrophy.
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrink; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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egoist

  • noun a conceited and self-centered person
    swellhead; egotist.
  • noun a self-centered person with little regard for others
    egocentric.

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amour_propre

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    conceit; self-love; vanity.

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disrespect

  • noun an expression of lack of respect
    discourtesy.
  • noun a disrespectful mental attitude

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grape

  • noun any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters
  • noun any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
    grapevine; grape vine.

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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cattiness

  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spitefulness; spite; bitchiness; nastiness.

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patronage

  • noun the act of providing approval and support
    backing; championship; backup.
    • his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives
  • noun customers collectively
    clientele; business.
    • they have an upper class clientele

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execration

  • noun hate coupled with disgust
    odium; abhorrence; abomination; detestation; loathing.
  • noun an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
    condemnation; curse.

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transgressor

  • noun someone who transgresses; someone who violates a law or command
    • the way of transgressors is hard

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overbearingness

  • noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing
    domineeringness; imperiousness.

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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neglect

  • noun lack of attention and due care
    disregard.
  • noun the state of something that has been unused and neglected
    disuse.
    • the house was in a terrible state of neglect

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hatchet_job

  • noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
    obloquy; defamation; calumniation; traducement; calumny.

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cold_water

  • noun disparagement of a plan or hope or expectation
    • she poured cold water on the whole idea of going to Africa

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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petty_criticism

  • noun a petty disparagement
    detraction.

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shout

  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; call; outcry; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience
  • verb utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking)
    • My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout

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hatefulness

  • noun the quality of being hateful
    objectionableness; obnoxiousness.

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put-down

  • noun a crushing remark
    squelch; squelcher; takedown.

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nastiness

  • noun a state characterized by foul or disgusting dirt and refuse
    filth; filthiness; foulness.
  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spitefulness; spite; cattiness; bitchiness.

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catcall

  • noun a cry expressing disapproval
  • verb utter catcalls at

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silent

  • adjective satellite marked by absence of sound
    still; soundless.
    • a silent house
    • soundless footsteps on the grass
    • the night was still
  • adjective satellite failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to
    mum.
    • the witness remained silent

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derision

  • noun contemptuous laughter
  • noun the act of deriding or treating with contempt
    ridicule.

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sarcasm

  • noun witty language used to convey insults or scorn
    irony; satire; caustic remark.
    • he used sarcasm to upset his opponent
    • irony is wasted on the stupid
    • Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift

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bite

  • noun a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
  • noun a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
    bit; morsel.
    • all they had left was a bit of bread

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revilement

  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    abuse; vilification; contumely; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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spurner

  • noun a person who rejects (someone or something) with contempt
    • she was known as a spurner of all suitors
    • he was no spurner of rules

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immodest

  • adjective having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc
    • brash immodest boasting
  • adjective offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance

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caustic_remark

  • noun witty language used to convey insults or scorn
    sarcasm; irony; satire.
    • he used sarcasm to upset his opponent
    • irony is wasted on the stupid
    • Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift

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grimness

  • noun the quality of being ghastly
    gruesomeness; ghastliness; luridness.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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reprobate

  • noun a person without moral scruples
    miscreant.
  • verb reject (documents) as invalid

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chagrin

  • noun strong feelings of embarrassment
    mortification; humiliation.
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; mortify; humble; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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anglophobia

  • noun dislike (or fear) of Britain and British customs

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vitriol

  • noun (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry
    oil of vitriol; sulfuric acid; sulphuric acid.
  • noun abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will
    invective; vituperation.

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blackguard

  • noun someone who is morally reprehensible
    bounder; dog; hound; heel; cad.
    • you dirty dog
  • verb subject to laughter or ridicule
    laugh at; make fun; ridicule; poke fun; roast; guy; rib; jest at.
    • The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house
    • The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher
    • His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday

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neglectfulness

  • noun the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
    negligence; neglect.

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rebuff

  • noun a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
    slight.
  • noun an instance of driving away or warding off
    repulse; snub.

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spurn

  • verb reject with contempt
    freeze off; disdain; reject; scorn; pooh-pooh; turn down.
    • She spurned his advances

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rejective

  • adjective rejecting or tending to reject
    • rejective or overcritical attitudes of disappointed parents

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affront

  • noun a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    insult.
    • turning his back on me was a deliberate insult
  • verb treat, mention, or speak to rudely
    diss; insult.
    • He insulted her with his rude remarks
    • the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone

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isolation

  • noun a state of separation between persons or groups
  • noun a feeling of being disliked and alone

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transgression

  • noun the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle
    evildoing.
    • the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father
  • noun the spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata

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contrary

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    reverse; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun exact opposition
    • public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty

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endure

  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; tolerate; bear; abide; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; weather; brave.
    • She braved the elements

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cavalier

  • noun a gallant or courtly gentleman
    chevalier.
  • noun a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War
    Royalist.

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ungodliness

  • noun impiety by virtue of not being a godly person
    godlessness.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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aspersion

  • noun a disparaging remark
    slur.
    • in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion
    • it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility
  • noun an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
    defamation; calumny; denigration; slander.

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suspicious

  • adjective satellite openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    untrusting; leery; mistrustful; wary.
  • adjective satellite not as expected
    funny; shady; suspect; fishy.
    • there was something fishy about the accident
    • up to some funny business
    • some definitely queer goings-on
    • a shady deal
    • her motives were suspect
    • suspicious behavior

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abomination

  • noun a person who is loathsome or disgusting
  • noun hate coupled with disgust
    odium; execration; abhorrence; detestation; loathing.

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vileness

  • noun the quality of being wicked
    ugliness; nefariousness; wickedness.
  • noun the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
    loathsomeness; lousiness; repulsiveness; sliminess; wickedness.
    • the vileness of his language surprised us

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gall

  • noun an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
    saddle sore.
  • noun a skin sore caused by chafing

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objectionableness

  • noun the quality of being hateful
    obnoxiousness; hatefulness.

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obnoxiousness

  • noun the quality of being hateful
    objectionableness; hatefulness.

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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unpleasant_person

  • noun a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
    disagreeable person.

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snot

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snob; snoot; prig.
  • noun nasal mucus

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snob

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snoot; snot; prig.

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swelled

  • adjective satellite feeling self-importance
    big; vainglorious.
    • too big for his britches
    • had a swelled head
    • he was swelled with pride
  • verb increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
    swell.
    • The music swelled to a crescendo

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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infract

  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; violate; break; offend; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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though

  • adverb (postpositive) however
    • it might be unpleasant, though

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courtesy

  • noun a courteous or respectful or considerate act
  • noun a courteous or respectful or considerate remark

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swelled_head

  • noun an exaggerated opinion of your own importance
    self-importance; egotism.

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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proud

  • adjective feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride
    • proud parents
    • proud of his accomplishments
    • a proud moment
    • proud to serve his country
    • a proud name
    • proud princes
  • adjective satellite having or displaying great dignity or nobility
    gallant; majestic; lofty.
    • a gallant pageant
    • lofty ships
    • majestic cities
    • proud alpine peaks

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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squelcher

  • noun a crushing remark
    put-down; squelch; takedown.
  • noun an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
    squelch; squelch circuit.

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absurd

  • noun a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless
    the absurd.
    • The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus
  • adjective satellite inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
    • the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman

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squelch

  • noun a crushing remark
    put-down; squelcher; takedown.
  • noun an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
    squelcher; squelch circuit.

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criminal_offence

  • noun (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
    offence; criminal offense; crime; law-breaking; offense.
    • a long record of crimes

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lawbreaker

  • noun someone who violates the law
    law offender; violator.

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despise

  • verb look down on with disdain
    scorn; disdain; contemn.
    • He despises the people he has to work for
    • The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately

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violation

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    infraction; infringement; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.
  • noun an act that disregards an agreement or a right
    infringement.
    • he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment

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prig

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snob; snoot; snot.

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cliquishness

  • noun tendency to associate with only a select group
    clannishness; exclusiveness.

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discourteous

  • adjective showing no courtesy; rude
    • a distant and at times discourteous young
  • adjective satellite lacking social graces
    ungracious.

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freeze_off

  • verb reject with contempt
    spurn; disdain; reject; scorn; pooh-pooh; turn down.
    • She spurned his advances

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spite

  • noun feeling a need to see others suffer
    spitefulness; maliciousness; malice; venom.
  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spitefulness; cattiness; bitchiness; nastiness.

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crime

  • noun (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
    offence; criminal offense; law-breaking; offense; criminal offence.
    • a long record of crimes
  • noun an evil act not necessarily punishable by law
    • crimes of the heart

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sacrilege

  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    profanation; blasphemy; desecration.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath

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maliciousness

  • noun feeling a need to see others suffer
    spitefulness; malice; spite; venom.

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snobbism

  • noun the trait of condescending to those of lower social status
    snobbery; snobbishness.

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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repulsiveness

  • noun the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
    loathsomeness; lousiness; vileness; sliminess; wickedness.
    • the vileness of his language surprised us

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disgust

  • noun strong feelings of dislike
  • verb fill with distaste
    gross out; repel; revolt.
    • This spoilt food disgusts me

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outrage

  • noun a feeling of righteous anger
    indignation.
  • noun a wantonly cruel act

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homer

  • noun a base hit on which the batter scores a run
    home run.
  • noun ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)

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antagonism

  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    enmity; hostility.
  • noun the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors
    • the inherent antagonism of capitalism and socialism

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despite

  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    scorn; contempt; disdain.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun contemptuous disregard
    • she wanted neither favor nor despite

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wise

  • noun a way of doing or being
    • in no wise
    • in this wise
  • noun United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
    Stephen Samuel Wise.

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antagonist

  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; opposer; adversary; opponent.
  • noun a muscle that relaxes while another contracts
    • when bending the elbow the triceps are the antagonist

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slack

  • noun dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
  • noun a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
    falling off; slump; falloff; drop-off.
    • the team went into a slump
    • a gradual slack in output
    • a drop-off in attendance
    • a falloff in quality

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billingsgate

  • noun foul-mouthed or obscene abuse
    scurrility.

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overbearing

  • adjective satellite expecting unquestioning obedience
    authoritarian; dictatorial.
    • the timid child of authoritarian parents
    • insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter
  • verb overcome
    overbear.
    • overbear criticism, protest, or arguments

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silent_treatment

  • noun an aloof refusal to speak to someone you know

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imperious

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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stinger

  • noun a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy
  • noun a remark capable of wounding mentally
    cut.
    • the unkindest cut of all

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snobbishness

  • noun the trait of condescending to those of lower social status
    snobbism; snobbery.

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freeze

  • noun the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
    freezing.
  • noun weather cold enough to cause freezing
    frost.

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sliminess

  • noun a property resembling or being covered with slime
  • noun the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
    loathsomeness; lousiness; repulsiveness; vileness; wickedness.
    • the vileness of his language surprised us

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us

  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; U.S.; United States; United States of America; America.
  • noun a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
    U; uracil.

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insulting

  • adjective satellite expressing extreme contempt
    scornful; disdainful; contemptuous.
  • verb treat, mention, or speak to rudely
    diss; affront; insult.
    • He insulted her with his rude remarks
    • the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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taunting

  • noun aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
    twit; taunt.
  • verb harass with persistent criticism or carping
    rag; razz; bait; tantalize; twit; taunt; ride; tease; cod; rally; tantalise.
    • The children teased the new teacher
    • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

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wickedness

  • noun morally objectionable behavior
    iniquity; evil; immorality.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; dark; darkness.
    • the powers of darkness

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scorn

  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    despite; contempt; disdain.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun open disrespect for a person or thing
    contempt.

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impoliteness

  • noun a discourteous manner that ignores accepted social usage

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hauteur

  • noun overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
    high-handedness; haughtiness; lordliness; arrogance.

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egotist

  • noun a conceited and self-centered person
    swellhead; egoist.

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importance

  • noun the quality of being important and worthy of note
    • the importance of a well-balanced diet
  • noun a prominent status
    grandness.
    • a person of importance

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calumniation

  • noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
    obloquy; defamation; hatchet job; traducement; calumny.

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job

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    line; line of work; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business
  • noun a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    task; chore.
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores

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disdainful

  • adjective satellite expressing extreme contempt
    scornful; insulting; contemptuous.
  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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irreverence

  • noun an irreverent mental attitude
  • noun a disrespectful act
    violation.

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egotism

  • noun an exaggerated opinion of your own importance
    swelled head; self-importance.
  • noun an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
    self-importance; ego.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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disdain

  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    scorn; despite; contempt.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
    condescension; patronage.

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against

Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.
Jacob saw the angels of God come against him. Tyndale.

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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despiteful

  • adjective satellite showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite
    spiteful; vindictive.
    • a despiteful fiend
    • a truly spiteful child
    • a vindictive man will look for occasions for resentment

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swaggering

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
  • verb to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
    sashay; ruffle; tittup; strut; prance; swagger; cock.
    • He struts around like a rooster in a hen house

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adroit

  • adjective quick or skillful or adept in action or thought
    • an exceptionally adroit pianist
    • an adroit technician
    • his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers
    • an adroit negotiator

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manners

  • noun social deportment
    • he has the manners of a pig
  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion

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decline

  • noun change toward something smaller or lower
    diminution.
  • noun a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
    declination.

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petty

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty larceny.
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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minesweeper

  • noun ship equipped to detect and then destroy or neutralize or remove marine mines

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satire

  • noun witty language used to convey insults or scorn
    sarcasm; irony; caustic remark.
    • he used sarcasm to upset his opponent
    • irony is wasted on the stupid
    • Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift

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brusqueness

  • noun an abrupt discourteous manner
    shortness; curtness; gruffness; abruptness.

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annihilating

  • adjective satellite wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction
    withering; devastating; annihilative.
    • possessing annihilative power
    • a devastating hurricane
    • the guns opened a withering fire
  • verb kill in large numbers
    annihilate; carry off; decimate; eliminate; wipe out; extinguish; eradicate.
    • the plague wiped out an entire population

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bragging

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; crowing; brag; line-shooting; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
  • verb show off
    blow; boast; gasconade; gas; brag; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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derogation

  • noun a communication that belittles somebody or something
    depreciation; disparagement.
  • noun (law) the partial taking away of the effectiveness of a law; a partial repeal or abolition of a law
    • any derogation of the common law is to be strictly construed

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brush-off

  • noun a curt or disdainful rejection

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disesteem

  • noun the state in which esteem has been lost
  • verb have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
    disrespect.

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resister

  • noun someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
    obstructionist; thwarter; obstructor; obstructer.
  • noun someone who offers opposition
    opposer; adversary; antagonist; opponent.

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mocking

  • adjective satellite abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
    derisive; gibelike; taunting; jeering.
    • derisive laughter
    • a jeering crowd
    • her mocking smile
    • taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'
  • verb treat with contempt
    bemock; mock.
    • The new constitution mocks all democratic principles

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blatancy

  • noun the property of being both obvious and offensive
    • the blatancy of his attempt to whitewash the crime was unforgivable

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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contemn

  • verb look down on with disdain
    scorn; despise; disdain.
    • He despises the people he has to work for
    • The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately

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spitefulness

  • noun feeling a need to see others suffer
    maliciousness; malice; spite; venom.
  • noun malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
    spite; cattiness; bitchiness; nastiness.

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depreciation

  • noun a decrease in price or value
    • depreciation of the dollar against the yen
  • noun decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use
    wear and tear.

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mordant

  • noun a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process
  • adjective satellite harshly ironic or sinister
    black; grim.
    • black humor
    • a grim joke
    • grim laughter
    • fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit

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fleer

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    fugitive; runaway.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun contempt expressed by mockery in looks or words

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it

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    information technology.

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sting

  • noun a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    stinging.
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
  • noun a mental pain or distress
    pang.
    • a pang of conscience

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ghastliness

  • noun the quality of being ghastly
    gruesomeness; grimness; luridness.

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creepy

  • adjective satellite annoying and unpleasant
    • some creepy kids were bothering her
  • adjective satellite causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin
    creepy-crawly.
    • a creepy story
    • I had a creepy-crawly feeling

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law-breaking

  • noun (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
    offence; criminal offense; crime; offense; criminal offence.
    • a long record of crimes

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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amour

  • noun a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
    affair; liaison; involvement; affaire; intimacy.

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rib

  • noun support resembling the rib of an animal
  • noun any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
    costa.

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if

In case that; granting, allowing, or supposing that; -- introducing a condition or supposition.
Tisiphone, that oft hast heard my prayer, Assist, if OEdipus deserve thy care. Pope.
If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread. Matt. iv. 3.

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snobbery

  • noun the trait of condescending to those of lower social status
    snobbism; snobbishness.

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misdemeanour

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infraction; infringement; misdemeanor.

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dishonor

  • noun a state of shame or disgrace
    dishonour.
    • he was resigned to a life of dishonor
  • noun lacking honor or integrity
    dishonour.

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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same

  • adjective same in identity
    • the same man I saw yesterday
    • never wore the same dress twice
    • this road is the same one we were on yesterday
    • on the same side of the street
  • noun a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
    Saame; Lapp; Sami; Saami; Lapplander.

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discredit

  • noun the state of being held in low esteem
    disrepute.
    • your actions will bring discredit to your name
    • because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute
  • verb cause to be distrusted or disbelieved
    • The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary

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impious

  • adjective lacking piety or reverence for a god
  • adjective satellite lacking due respect or dutifulness
    undutiful.
    • impious toward one's parents
    • an undutiful son

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conflict

  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; struggle.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs
  • noun opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings
    • he was immobilized by conflict and indecision

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scorner

  • noun a person who expresses contempt by remarks or facial expression
    sneerer.

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mockery

  • noun showing your contempt by derision
    jeer; scoffing; scoff; jeering.
  • noun a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
    pasquinade; takeoff; lampoon; travesty; sendup; put-on; spoof; charade; burlesque; parody.

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refusal

  • noun the act of refusing
  • noun a message refusing to accept something that is offered

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rail

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    railing.
  • noun short for railway
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety

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bullying

  • noun the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something
    intimidation.
  • verb be bossy towards
    bully; ballyrag; bullyrag; hector; push around; boss around; strong-arm; browbeat.
    • Her big brother always bullied her when she was young

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traducement

  • noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
    obloquy; defamation; hatchet job; calumniation; calumny.

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uppityness

  • noun assumption of airs beyond one's station
    uppishness.

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odium

  • noun state of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior
  • noun hate coupled with disgust
    execration; abhorrence; abomination; detestation; loathing.

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sneerer

  • noun a person who expresses contempt by remarks or facial expression
    scorner.

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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cheek

  • noun either side of the face below the eyes
  • noun an impudent statement
    impudence; impertinence.

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impiousness

  • noun unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god
    impiety.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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negligence

  • noun failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
    carelessness; nonperformance; neglect.
  • noun the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
    neglectfulness; neglect.

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just

  • adjective used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
    • a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln
    • a kind and just man
    • a just reward
    • his just inheritance
  • adjective fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
    equitable.
    • equitable treatment of all citizens
    • an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

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bruise

  • noun an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
    contusion.
  • verb injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
    contuse.
    • I bruised my knee

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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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yet

  • adverb up to the present time
    • I have yet to see the results
    • details are yet to be worked out
  • adverb used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time
    til now; so far; up to now; heretofore; hitherto; thus far; until now; as yet.
    • So far he hasn't called
    • the sun isn't up yet

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contemptuousness

  • noun the manifestation of scorn and contempt
    • every subordinate sensed his contemptuousness and hated him in return

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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despisal

  • noun a feeling of scornful hatred
    despising.

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undeferential

  • adjective satellite not showing courteous respect

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low_blow

  • noun unscrupulous abuse

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treatment

  • noun care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
    intervention.
  • noun the management of someone or something
    handling.
    • the handling of prisoners
    • the treatment of water sewage
    • the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system

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wrongdoer

  • noun a person who transgresses moral or civil law
    offender.

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smart

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smartness; smarting.
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; hurt.

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offence

  • noun the action of attacking an enemy
    offense; offensive.
  • noun the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score
    offense.

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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chutzpah

  • noun (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity
    hutzpah; chutzpa.

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undutifulness

  • noun impiety characterized by lack of devotion to duty

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vanity

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    conceit; self-love; amour propre.
  • noun the quality of being valueless or futile
    emptiness.
    • he rejected the vanities of the world

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shoulder

  • noun the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
  • noun a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

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disinclination

  • noun that toward which you are inclined to feel dislike
    • his disinclination for modesty is well known
  • noun a certain degree of unwillingness
    hesitation; hesitancy; reluctance; indisposition.
    • a reluctance to commit himself
    • his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition
    • after some hesitation he agreed

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mistrustful

  • adjective satellite openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    untrusting; suspicious; leery; wary.

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distrust

  • noun doubt about someone's honesty
    suspicion; mistrust; misgiving.
  • noun the trait of not trusting others
    distrustfulness; mistrust.

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lousiness

  • noun infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
    pediculosis.
  • noun the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
    loathsomeness; repulsiveness; vileness; sliminess; wickedness.
    • the vileness of his language surprised us

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curtness

  • noun an abrupt discourteous manner
    shortness; gruffness; abruptness; brusqueness.

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transgress

  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; violate; break; offend; breach.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise
  • verb spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline
    • The sea transgresses along the West coast of the island

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detraction

  • noun a petty disparagement
    petty criticism.
  • noun the act of discrediting or detracting from someone's reputation (especially by slander)
    • let it be no detraction from his merits to say he is plainspoken

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bounce

  • noun the quality of a substance that is able to rebound
    bounciness.
  • noun a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    spring; leaping; bound; leap; saltation.

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denigration

  • noun a belittling comment
    belittling.
  • noun an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
    defamation; calumny; slander; aspersion.

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preposition

  • noun a function word that combines with a noun or pronoun or noun phrase to form a prepositional phrase that can have an adverbial or adjectival relation to some other word
  • noun (linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element before another (as placing a modifier before the word it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix before the base to which it is attached)

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sacrilegiousness

  • noun profaneness by virtue of committing sacrilege

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authoritarian

  • noun a person who behaves in a tyrannical manner
    dictator.
    • my boss is a dictator who makes everyone work overtime
  • adjective satellite characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty
    dictatorial; despotic; tyrannic; autocratic; tyrannical.
    • an authoritarian regime
    • autocratic government
    • despotic rulers
    • a dictatorial rule that lasted for the duration of the war
    • a tyrannical government

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leery

  • adjective satellite openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    untrusting; suspicious; mistrustful; wary.

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evildoing

  • noun the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle
    transgression.
    • the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father

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derisive

  • adjective satellite abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
    gibelike; taunting; jeering; mocking.
    • derisive laughter
    • a jeering crowd
    • her mocking smile
    • taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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defamation

  • noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
    obloquy; hatchet job; calumniation; traducement; calumny.
  • noun an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
    calumny; denigration; slander; aspersion.

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undervaluation

  • noun too low a value or price assigned to something

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gibelike

  • adjective satellite abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
    derisive; taunting; jeering; mocking.
    • derisive laughter
    • a jeering crowd
    • her mocking smile
    • taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'

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nonacceptance

  • noun the act of refusing an offer
    turndown.
    • the turndown was polite but very firm

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corrosive

  • noun a substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)
  • adjective satellite of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
    erosive; vitriolic; mordant; caustic.

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superiority

  • noun the quality of being superior
    high quality.
  • noun the quality of being at a competitive advantage
    favorable position; favourable position.

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slight

  • noun a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
    rebuff.
  • verb pay no attention to, disrespect
    cold-shoulder.
    • She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance

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slur

  • noun (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
  • noun a disparaging remark
    aspersion.
    • in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion
    • it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility

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snoot

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snob; snot; prig.
  • noun informal terms for the nose
    hooter; nozzle; schnoz; snout; beak; schnozzle; honker.

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repellant

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellent.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellent.

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discount

  • noun the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
    deduction; price reduction.
  • noun interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
    bank discount; discount rate.

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adversary

  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; opposer; antagonist; opponent.

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sniffy

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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hatchet

  • noun weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
    tomahawk.
  • noun a small ax with a short handle used with one hand (usually to chop wood)

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befooling

  • noun derision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent
    stultification.
  • verb make a fool or dupe of
    fool; befool; gull.

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repellent

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellant.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellant.

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scornful

  • adjective satellite expressing extreme contempt
    disdainful; insulting; contemptuous.

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hatred

  • noun the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
    hate.

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pungency

  • noun wit having a sharp and caustic quality
    bite.
    • he commented with typical pungency
    • the bite of satire
  • noun a strong odor or taste property
    bite; sharpness; raciness.
    • the pungency of mustard
    • the sulfurous bite of garlic
    • the sharpness of strange spices
    • the raciness of the wine

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braggart

  • noun a very boastful and talkative person
    line-shooter; boaster; blowhard; vaunter; bragger.
  • adjective satellite exhibiting self-importance
    crowing; big; boastful; cock-a-hoop; bragging; self-aggrandizing; braggy; self-aggrandising.
    • big talk

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prideful

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; triumphant; exulting; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout

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stultification

  • noun derision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent
    befooling.
  • noun the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
    deadening; impairment; constipation.

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infraction

  • noun a crime less serious than a felony
    violation; infringement; misdemeanor; misdemeanour.

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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sneering

  • adjective satellite expressive of contempt
    snide; supercilious.
    • curled his lip in a supercilious smile
    • spoke in a sneering jeering manner
    • makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one
  • verb express through a scornful smile
    sneer.
    • she sneered her contempt

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brush

  • noun a dense growth of bushes
    thicket; coppice; brushwood; copse.
  • noun an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle

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imperiousness

  • noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing
    domineeringness; overbearingness.

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discourtesy

  • noun an expression of lack of respect
    disrespect.
  • noun a manner that is rude and insulting
    rudeness.

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disapproval

  • noun a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing
  • noun the expression of disapproval

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lampoon

  • noun a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
    pasquinade; mockery; takeoff; travesty; sendup; put-on; spoof; charade; burlesque; parody.
  • verb ridicule with satire
    satirize; satirise.
    • The writer satirized the politician's proposal

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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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calumny

  • noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
    obloquy; defamation; hatchet job; calumniation; traducement.
  • noun an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
    defamation; denigration; slander; aspersion.

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opponent

  • noun a contestant that you are matched against
    opposite; opposition.
  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; opposer; adversary; antagonist.

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uppishness

  • noun assumption of airs beyond one's station
    uppityness.

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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impudent

  • adjective satellite marked by casual disrespect
    insolent; snotty-nosed; flip.
    • a flip answer to serious question
    • the student was kept in for impudent behavior
  • adjective satellite improperly forward or bold
    saucy; wise; overbold; impertinent; fresh; sassy; smart.
    • don't be fresh with me
    • impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup
    • an impudent boy given to insulting strangers
    • Don't get wise with me!

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pull

  • noun the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    pulling.
    • the pull up the hill had him breathing harder
    • his strenuous pulling strained his back
  • noun the force used in pulling
    • the pull of the moon
    • the pull of the current

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rejection

  • noun the act of rejecting something
    • his proposals were met with rejection
  • noun the state of being rejected

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flip

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    summersault; somersault; summerset; somerset; somersaulting.
  • noun hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

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luridness

  • noun the journalistic use of subject matter that appeals to vulgar tastes
    sensationalism.
    • the tabloids relied on sensationalism to maintain their circulation
  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
    pallor; lividity; achromasia; wanness; paleness; pallidness; lividness.

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undutiful

  • adjective satellite lacking due respect or dutifulness
    impious.
    • impious toward one's parents
    • an undutiful son

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aversion

  • noun a feeling of intense dislike
    distaste; antipathy.
  • noun the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away
    averting.
    • averting her gaze meant that she was angry

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distastefulness

  • noun extreme unpalatability to the mouth
    disgustingness; nauseatingness; unsavoriness; sickeningness.
  • noun the quality of being offensive
    offensiveness; odiousness.

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temper

  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    pique; irritation.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood
  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; humour; mood.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor

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repulse

  • noun an instance of driving away or warding off
    snub; rebuff.
  • verb force or drive back
    repel; drive back; rebuff; fight off.
    • repel the attacker
    • fight off the onslaught
    • rebuff the attack

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suspiciousness

  • noun being of a suspicious nature
    suspicion.
    • his suspiciousness destroyed his marriage

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godlessness

  • noun the doctrine or belief that there is no God
    atheism.
  • noun impiety by virtue of not being a godly person
    ungodliness.

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abruptness

  • noun an abrupt discourteous manner
    shortness; curtness; gruffness; brusqueness.
  • noun the property possessed by a slope that is very steep
    steepness; precipitousness.

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self-importance

  • noun an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
    ego; egotism.
  • noun an exaggerated opinion of your own importance
    swelled head; egotism.

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irritation

  • noun the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
    botheration; annoyance; vexation.
  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    pique; temper.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood

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am

  • noun a radioactive transuranic metallic element; discovered by bombarding uranium with helium atoms
    atomic number 95; americium.
  • noun a master's degree in arts and sciences
    Artium Magister; MA; Master of Arts.

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estrangement

  • noun separation resulting from hostility
    alienation.
  • noun the feeling of being alienated from other people
    alienation; disaffection.

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takedown

  • noun (amateur wrestling) being brought to the mat from a standing position
    • a takedown counts two points
  • noun a crushing remark
    put-down; squelch; squelcher.

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leer

  • noun a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls
    sneer.
  • noun a suggestive or sneering look or grin

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offensive

  • noun the action of attacking an enemy
    offense; offence.
  • adjective satellite violating or tending to violate or offend against
    violative.
    • violative of the principles of liberty
    • considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity

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despising

  • noun a feeling of scornful hatred
    despisal.
  • verb look down on with disdain
    scorn; despise; disdain; contemn.
    • He despises the people he has to work for
    • The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately

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boob

  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    dummy; booby; dope; pinhead; dumbbell.
  • noun either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
    titty; tit; bosom; knocker; breast.

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satirist

  • noun a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
    ironist; ridiculer.

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desecration

  • noun blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
    profanation; blasphemy; sacrilege.
    • desecration of the Holy Sabbath

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gruffness

  • noun a throaty harshness
    hoarseness; huskiness.
  • noun an abrupt discourteous manner
    shortness; curtness; abruptness; brusqueness.

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regardless

  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration
    careless.
    • careless of the consequences
    • crushing the blooms with regardless tread
  • adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
    irrespective; disregarding; no matter; disregardless.
    • he carried on regardless of the difficulties

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dishonour

  • noun a state of shame or disgrace
    dishonor.
    • he was resigned to a life of dishonor
  • noun lacking honor or integrity
    dishonor.

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pooh

Pshaw! pish! nonsense! -- an expression of scorn, dislike, or contempt.

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law_offender

  • noun someone who violates the law
    violator; lawbreaker.

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scurrility

  • noun foul-mouthed or obscene abuse
    billingsgate.

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odds

  • noun the likelihood of a thing occurring rather than not occurring
  • noun the ratio by which one better's wager is greater than that of another
    betting odds.
    • he offered odds of two to one

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declination

  • noun a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
    decline.
  • noun a downward slope or bend
    decline; descent; declivity; downslope; fall; declension.

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contemptuous

  • adjective satellite expressing extreme contempt
    scornful; disdainful; insulting.

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offensiveness

  • noun the quality of being offensive
    distastefulness; odiousness.

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irreligion

  • noun the quality of not being devout
    irreligiousness.

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