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good_manners

  • noun a courteous manner
    courtesy.

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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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rattlepated

  • adjective satellite lacking sense or discretion
    rattlebrained; scatty; scatterbrained.
    • his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
    • how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott

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tongue-in-cheek

  • adjective satellite cleverly amusing in tone
    facetious; bantering.
    • a bantering tone
    • facetious remarks
    • tongue-in-cheek advice
  • adverb in a bantering fashion
    banteringly.
    • he spoke to her banteringly

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dance

  • noun an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  • noun a party of people assembled for dancing

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snobbish

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
    clannish; cliquish; clubby; snobby.

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pejorative

  • adjective satellite expressing disapproval
    dyslogistic; dislogistic.
    • dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'

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foul

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

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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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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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ridiculous

  • adjective satellite inspiring scornful pity
    silly; pathetic.
    • how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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urbane

  • adjective satellite showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
    refined; svelte; polished.
    • his polished manner
    • maintained an urbane tone in his letters

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superciliousness

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

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dreadful

  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; awful; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; awful; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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opprobrious

  • adjective satellite expressing offensive reproach
    abusive; scurrilous.
  • adjective satellite (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
    ignominious; shameful; inglorious; black; disgraceful.
    • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson
    • an ignominious retreat
    • inglorious defeat
    • an opprobrious monument to human greed
    • a shameful display of cowardice

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vacuous

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    mindless; inane; fatuous; asinine.
  • adjective satellite devoid of significance or point
    empty; hollow.
    • empty promises
    • a hollow victory
    • vacuous comments

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disgusting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb fill with distaste
    gross out; repel; revolt; disgust.
    • This spoilt food disgusts 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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abhorrent

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    detestable; repulsive; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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humor

  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humour.
  • noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
    sense of humor; sense of humour; humour.
    • she didn't appreciate my humor
    • you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor

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critical

  • adjective marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws
    • a critical attitude
  • adjective at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction
    • a critical temperature of water is 100 degrees C--its boiling point at standard atmospheric pressure
    • critical mass
    • go critical

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shameless

  • adjective satellite feeling no shame
    unblushing.
    • a shameless imposter
    • an unblushing apologist for fascism

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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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ridiculousness

  • noun a message whose content is at variance with reason
    absurdness; absurdity.

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hideous

  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    outrageous; horrific; horrid.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry
  • adjective satellite so extremely ugly as to be terrifying
    repulsive.
    • a hideous scar
    • a repulsive mask

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tyrannical

  • adjective satellite marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior
    tyrannous; oppressive.
    • the oppressive government
    • oppressive laws
    • a tyrannical parent
    • tyrannous disregard of human rights
  • adjective satellite characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty
    authoritarian; dictatorial; despotic; tyrannic; autocratic.
    • 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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blistering

  • noun the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
    vesiculation; vesication.
  • verb get blistered
    blister; vesicate.
    • Her feet blistered during the long hike

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haughtiness

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

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song

  • noun a short musical composition with words
    vocal.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs
  • noun a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • the song of bullets was in the air
    • the song of the wind
    • the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead

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vociferous

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    blatant; clamant; clamorous; strident.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob

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egotistic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
    narcissistic; self-loving; egotistical.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; swollen; conceited; self-conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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facetious

  • adjective satellite cleverly amusing in tone
    bantering; tongue-in-cheek.
    • a bantering tone
    • facetious remarks
    • tongue-in-cheek advice

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sappy

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • adjective satellite abounding in sap
    • sappy maple trees
    • sappy kindling wood

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advised

  • adjective having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel
    well-advised.
    • a well-advised delay in carrying out the plan
  • verb give advice to
    advise; counsel; rede.
    • The teacher counsels troubled students
    • The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud

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awful

  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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ironist

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

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screaming

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screech; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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pious

  • adjective having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
    • pious readings

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defamatory

  • adjective satellite (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    denigrating; libelous; denigrative; denigratory; calumnious; slanderous; libellous; calumniatory.

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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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slapstick

  • noun a boisterous comedy with chases and collisions and practical jokes
  • noun acoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together; used by an actor to make a loud noise without inflicting injury when striking someone

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respectful

  • adjective full of or exhibiting respect
    • respectful behavior
    • a respectful glance
  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    venerating; reverential.

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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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vitriolic

  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; 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
  • adjective satellite of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
    erosive; corrosive; mordant; caustic.

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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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libeler

  • noun one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel
    backbiter; traducer; defamer; maligner; slanderer; vilifier.

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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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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acerb

  • adjective satellite sour or bitter in taste
    astringent; acerbic.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; sulfurous; caustic; 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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quick

  • noun any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
  • adjective satellite accomplished rapidly and without delay
    speedy.
    • was quick to make friends
    • his quick reaction prevented an accident
    • hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem
    • a speedy recovery
    • he has a right to a speedy trial

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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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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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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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slanderer

  • noun one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel
    backbiter; traducer; libeler; defamer; maligner; vilifier.

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distasteful

  • adjective satellite not pleasing in odor or taste
    unsavoury; unsavory.
  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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worldly

  • adjective characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
    secular; temporal.
    • worldly goods and advancement
    • temporal possessions of the church
  • adjective satellite very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
    blase.
    • the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
    • the benefits of his worldly wisdom

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ill-conceived

  • adjective satellite poorly conceived or thought out
    misguided.
    • an ill-conceived plan to take over the company

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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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encroachment

  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    invasion; intrusion.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts
  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; trespass; usurpation; intrusion.

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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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uppity

  • adjective satellite presumptuously arrogant
    overweening.
    • had a witty but overweening manner
    • no idea how overweening he would be"- S.V.Benet
    • getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down"- NY Times

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preposterous

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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violative

  • adjective satellite violating or tending to violate or offend against
    offensive.
    • violative of the principles of liberty
    • considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity

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utter

  • verb articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
    give tongue to; express; verbalise; verbalize.
    • She expressed her anger
    • He uttered a curse
  • verb express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
    let loose; emit; let out.
    • She let out a big heavy sigh
    • He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

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abominable

  • adjective satellite unequivocally detestable
    detestable; execrable; odious.
    • abominable treatment of prisoners
    • detestable vices
    • execrable crimes
    • consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke
  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; awful; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

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acid

  • noun any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    Elvis; Zen; dose; battery-acid; back breaker; window pane; pane; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; loony toons; dot; superman.

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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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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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curse

  • noun profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
    swearing; swearword; expletive; cuss; oath; curse word.
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  • noun an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
    condemnation; execration.

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pathetic

  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    poor; wretched; pitiable; piteous; misfortunate; miserable; pitiful; hapless.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life
  • adjective satellite inspiring mixed contempt and pity
    pitiful; pitiable.
    • their efforts were pathetic
    • pitiable lack of character
    • pitiful exhibition of cowardice

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ugly

  • adjective displeasing to the senses
    • an ugly face
    • ugly furniture
  • adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    surly.
    • a surly waiter
    • an ugly frame of mind

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poisonous

  • adjective satellite having the qualities or effects of a poison
    toxicant.
  • adjective satellite not safe to eat

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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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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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jocular

  • adjective satellite characterized by jokes and good humor
    jesting; joking; jocose.
  • adverb with humor
    jocosely.
    • they tried to deal with this painful subject jocularly

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chutzpa

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

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pleased

  • adjective experiencing or manifesting pleasure
  • verb give pleasure to or be pleasing to
    delight; please.
    • These colors please the senses
    • a pleasing sensation

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hutzpah

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

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rotten

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless
    rotted; decayed.
    • rotten floor boards
    • rotted beams
    • a decayed foundation

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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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mischievous

  • adjective satellite naughtily or annoyingly playful
    pixilated; impish; puckish; prankish; implike; arch; wicked.
    • teasing and worrying with impish laughter
    • a wicked prank
  • adjective satellite deliberately causing harm or damage
    • mischievous rumors and falsehoods

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swift

  • noun United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
    Gustavus Franklin Swift.
  • noun an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
    Jonathan Swift; Dean Swift.

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repugnant

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repulsive; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels

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peccant

  • adjective satellite liable to sin
    peccable.
    • a frail and peccable mortal"- Sir Walter Scott

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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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assertive

  • adjective aggressively self-assured
    self-assertive; self-asserting.
    • an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue
    • pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act

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loathly

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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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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studio

  • noun workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
    • she ran a dance studio
    • the music department provided studios for their students
    • you don't need a studio to make a passport photograph
  • noun an apartment with a living space and a bathroom and a small kitchen
    studio apartment.

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conceited

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; swollen; self-conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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high-and-mighty

  • adjective satellite offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
    magisterial; peremptory; dominating; autocratic; bossy.
    • an autocratic person
    • autocratic behavior
    • a bossy way of ordering others around
    • a rather aggressive and dominating character
    • managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way
    • a swaggering peremptory manner

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archness

  • noun inappropriate playfulness
    perkiness; pertness; impertinence; sauciness.

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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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proud_of

  • adjective satellite feeling pleasurable satisfaction over something by which you measures your self-worth
    pleased.
    • proud of their child

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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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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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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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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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revile

  • verb spread negative information about
    vituperate; vilify; rail.
    • The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews

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unobjectionable

  • adjective (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers
    clean.
    • good clean fun
    • a clean joke
  • adjective satellite not causing disapproval
    innocuous.
    • it was an innocuous remark
    • confined himself to innocuous generalities
    • unobjectionable behavior

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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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despicable

  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; vile; slimy; wretched; ugly.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar

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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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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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persnickety

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; 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 characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details
    pernickety.
    • a persnickety job
    • a persnickety school teacher

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snappish

  • adjective satellite apt to speak irritably
    snappy.
    • a snappish tone of voice

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jocose

  • adjective satellite characterized by jokes and good humor
    jesting; jocular; joking.

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roughshod

  • adjective satellite (of a horse) having horseshoes with projecting nails to prevent slipping
  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; vicious; brutal; cruel; fell.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks

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snobby

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
    clannish; cliquish; clubby; snobbish.

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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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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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terry

  • noun a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
    terrycloth; terry cloth.
  • noun English actress (1847-1928)
    Dame Ellen Terry; Dame Alice Ellen Terry.

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humour

  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; temper; mood.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor
  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humor.

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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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usurpation

  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; trespass; encroachment; intrusion.
  • noun wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority)
    • a succession of generals who ruled by usurpation

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fatuous

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    vacuous; mindless; inane; asinine.

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young

  • noun any immature animal
    offspring.
  • noun United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Loretta Young.

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gruesomeness

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

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impolitic

  • adjective not politic
    • an impolitic approach to a sensitive issue

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ridiculer

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

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unrepentant

  • adjective not penitent or remorseful
    unremorseful; impenitent.
  • adjective satellite stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
    obdurate; obstinate; cussed.

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ironical

  • adjective satellite characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
    ironic.
    • madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker
    • it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely
  • adjective satellite humorously sarcastic or mocking
    dry; ironic; wry.
    • dry humor
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile
    • with a wry Scottish wit

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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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mortify

  • verb practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
  • verb hold within limits and control
    crucify; subdue.
    • subdue one's appetites
    • mortify the flesh

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grouchy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy; fussy.

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nauseating

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • verb upset and make nauseated
    nauseate; sicken; turn one's stomach.
    • The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach
    • The mold on the food sickened the diners

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abase

  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    chagrin; mortify; humble; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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absurdness

  • noun a message whose content is at variance with reason
    ridiculousness; absurdity.

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dyslogistic

  • adjective satellite expressing disapproval
    pejorative; dislogistic.
    • dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'

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khan

  • noun a title given to rulers or other important people in Asian countries
  • noun an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans
    caravan inn; caravanserai; caravansary.

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unblushing

  • adjective satellite feeling no shame
    shameless.
    • a shameless imposter
    • an unblushing apologist for fascism

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injure

  • verb cause injuries or bodily harm to
    wound.
  • verb hurt the feelings of
    spite; wound; bruise; hurt; offend.
    • She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests
    • This remark really bruised my ego

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belittling

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

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angry

  • adjective feeling or showing anger
    • angry at the weather
    • angry customers
    • an angry silence
    • sending angry letters to the papers
  • adjective satellite (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    furious; raging; wild; tempestuous.
    • angry clouds on the horizon
    • furious winds
    • the raging sea

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maliciousness

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

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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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cheeky

  • adjective satellite offensively bold
    brash; nervy.
    • a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club
    • a nervy thing to say

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liverish

  • adjective satellite suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
    bilious; livery.
  • adjective satellite irritable as if suffering from indigestion
    dyspeptic; bilious; atrabilious.

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pert

  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; saucy; irreverent.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner

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noisome

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; funky; smelly; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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unadvised

  • adjective without careful prior deliberation or counsel
    ill-advised.
    • ill-advised efforts
    • it would be ill-advised to accept the offer
    • took the unadvised measure of going public with the accusations
  • adjective satellite having received no information
    • a defendant unadvised of her legal rights

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high-handedness

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

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prejudicious

  • adjective tending to favor preconceived ideas
    prejudicial.
    • the presence of discriminatory or prejudicial attitudes in the white population
  • adjective satellite (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury
    prejudicial; detrimental; damaging.
    • damaging to career and reputation
    • the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant

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snook

  • noun large tropical American food and game fishes of coastal and brackish waters; resemble pike

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wicked

  • adjective morally bad in principle or practice
  • adjective satellite having committed unrighteous acts
    sinful; unholy.
    • a sinful person

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denigrating

  • adjective satellite (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    libelous; denigrative; denigratory; calumnious; slanderous; libellous; calumniatory; defamatory.
  • verb cause to seem less serious; play down
    minimize; derogate; denigrate; belittle.
    • Don't belittle his influence

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wretched

  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; execrable; deplorable; woeful.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment
  • adjective satellite characterized by physical misery
    miserable.
    • a wet miserable weekend
    • spent a wretched night on the floor

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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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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purse

  • noun a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
    handbag; bag; pocketbook.
    • she reached into her bag and found a comb
  • noun a sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse
    • he made the contribution out of his own purse
    • he and his wife shared a common purse

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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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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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sore

  • noun an open skin infection
  • adjective satellite hurting
    raw; sensitive; tender.
    • the tender spot on his jaw

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venomed

  • adjective satellite full of malice or hate
    • venomed remarks

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grisly

  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; ghastly; sick; gruesome; grim.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen

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unbelieving

  • adjective satellite rejecting any belief in gods
    atheistical; atheistic.
  • adjective satellite holding that only material phenomena can be known and knowledge of spiritual matters or ultimate causes is impossible
    nescient.

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cattish

  • adjective satellite marked by or arising from malice
    catty; bitchy.
    • a catty remark

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clubby

  • adjective satellite effusively sociable
    clubbish.
    • a clubbish set
    • we got rather clubby
  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
    clannish; cliquish; snobbish; snobby.

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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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gruff

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    ill-humored; crusty; ill-humoured; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply
  • adjective satellite deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion
    hoarse; husky.
    • gruff voices
    • the dog's gruff barking
    • hoarse cries
    • makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson

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depreciative

  • adjective satellite tending to decrease or cause a decrease in value
    depreciating; depreciatory.
    • a depreciating currency
    • depreciatory effects on prices
  • adjective satellite tending to diminish or disparage
    deprecatory; belittling; deprecating; depreciatory; deprecative; slighting.
    • belittling comments
    • managed a deprecating smile at the compliment
    • deprecatory remarks about the book
    • a slighting remark

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gilbertian

  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of the style of William S. Gilbert
    • Gilbertian libretti
  • adjective satellite wildly comic and improbable as in Gilbert and Sullivan operas
    • a Gilbertian world people with foundlings and changelings"- T.C.Worsley

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pernicious

  • adjective satellite exceedingly harmful
    deadly; baneful; pestilent.
  • adjective satellite working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way
    subtle; insidious.
    • glaucoma is an insidious disease
    • a subtle poison

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smear

  • noun slanderous defamation
    malignment; vilification.
  • noun a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
    cytosmear; cytologic smear.

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offenceless

  • adjective satellite incapable of offending or attacking
    offenseless.

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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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vile

  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; slimy; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar
  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench

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embarrassing

  • adjective satellite hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
    unenviable; awkward; sticky.
    • awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion
    • an awkward pause followed his remark
    • a sticky question
    • in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign
  • verb cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    embarrass; abash.

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unconcealed

  • adjective not concealed or hidden
    • her unconcealed hostility poisoned the atmosphere
    • watched with unconcealed curiosity

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stinging

  • noun a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    sting.
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
  • verb cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
    bite; burn; sting.
    • The sun burned his face

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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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malign

  • verb speak unfavorably about
    traduce; badmouth; drag through the mud.
    • She badmouths her husband everywhere
  • adjective evil or harmful in nature or influence
    • prompted by malign motives
    • believed in witches and malign spirits
    • gave him a malign look
    • a malign lesion

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irreclaimable

  • adjective satellite insusceptible of reform
    unreformable; irredeemable; unredeemable.
    • vicious irreclaimable boys
    • irredeemable sinners

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jejune

  • adjective satellite lacking in nutritive value
    insubstantial.
    • the jejune diets of the very poor
  • adjective satellite displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
    juvenile; puerile; adolescent.
    • adolescent insecurity
    • jejune responses to our problems
    • their behavior was juvenile
    • puerile jokes

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imitation

  • noun the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
  • noun something copied or derived from an original

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exceptionable

  • adjective satellite liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to
    objectionable.
    • a thoroughly unpleasant highly exceptionable piece of writing
    • found the politician's views objectionable

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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hypercritical

  • adjective satellite inclined to judge too severely
    overcritical.
    • hypercritical of colloquial speech
    • the overcritical teacher can discourage originality

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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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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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traducer

  • noun one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel
    backbiter; libeler; defamer; maligner; slanderer; vilifier.

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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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unlovable

  • adjective satellite incapable of inspiring love or affection
    • she was in some mysterious way...unlovable"-Joseph Conrad

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disrespectfulness

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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cock

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; tool; dick; putz; peter; pecker.
  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    stopcock; turncock.

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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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audacity

  • noun fearless daring
    temerity; audaciousness.
  • noun aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
    audaciousness.
    • he had the audacity to question my decision

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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calumnious

  • adjective satellite (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    denigrating; libelous; denigrative; denigratory; slanderous; libellous; calumniatory; defamatory.

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waggish

  • adjective satellite witty or joking
    • Muskrat Castle as the house has been facetiously named by some waggish officer"- James Fenimore Cooper

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toxic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    • suffering from exposure to toxic substances

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stabbing

  • adjective satellite causing physical or especially psychological injury
    wounding.
    • a stabbing remark
    • wounding and false charges of disloyalty
  • verb use a knife on
    stab; knife.
    • The victim was knifed to death

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disdainfulness

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

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irascible

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric.
    • a hotheaded commander
  • adjective satellite characterized by anger
    choleric.
    • a choleric outburst
    • an irascible response

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dignified

  • adjective having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance
    • her dignified demeanor
    • the director of the school was a dignified white-haired gentleman
  • verb confer dignity or honor upon
    dignify; ennoble.
    • He was dignified with a title

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blustery

  • adjective satellite blowing in violent and abrupt bursts
    blusterous; blustering.
    • blustering (or blusterous) winds of Patagonia
    • a cold blustery day
    • a gusty storm with strong sudden rushes of wind
  • adjective satellite noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others
    bullying.

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shabby-genteel

  • adjective satellite trying to maintain dignity and self respect despite shabbiness

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curmudgeonly

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; ill-humored; crusty; ill-humoured.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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tetchy

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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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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impenitent

  • adjective not penitent or remorseful
    unremorseful; unrepentant.
  • adjective satellite impervious to moral persuasion

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brazen

  • verb face with defiance or impudence
    • brazen it out
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; insolent; bodacious; audacious; 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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nonobservant

  • adjective satellite failing or refusing to observe religious customs

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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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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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ethnic

  • noun a person who is a member of an ethnic group
  • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    cultural; ethnical.
    • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
    • ethnic food

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short-tempered

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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destructive

  • adjective causing destruction or much damage
    • a policy that is destructive to the economy
    • destructive criticism

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filthy

  • adjective satellite disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
    nasty; foul.
    • as filthy as a pigsty
    • a foul pond
    • a nasty pigsty of a room
  • adjective satellite vile; despicable
    lousy; dirty.
    • a dirty (or lousy) trick
    • a filthy traitor

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egotistical

  • adjective satellite characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
    egotistic; narcissistic; self-loving.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; swollen; conceited; self-conceited; vain.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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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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execrable

  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; deplorable; woeful; wretched.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment
  • adjective satellite unequivocally detestable
    abominable; detestable; odious.
    • abominable treatment of prisoners
    • detestable vices
    • execrable crimes
    • consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke

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magisterial

  • adjective of or relating to a magistrate
    • official magisterial functions
  • adjective satellite offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
    peremptory; dominating; high-and-mighty; autocratic; bossy.
    • an autocratic person
    • autocratic behavior
    • a bossy way of ordering others around
    • a rather aggressive and dominating character
    • managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way
    • a swaggering peremptory manner

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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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unsavoury

  • adjective morally offensive
    offensive; unsavory.
    • an unsavory reputation
    • an unsavory scandal
  • adjective satellite not pleasing in odor or taste
    distasteful; unsavory.

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catty

  • noun any of various units of weight used in southeastern Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams)
    cattie.
  • adjective satellite marked by or arising from malice
    cattish; bitchy.
    • a catty remark

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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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sickening

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • verb cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    nauseate; sicken; revolt; churn up; disgust.
    • The pornographic pictures sickened us

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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curmudgeon

  • noun a crusty irascible cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas

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swollen

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; conceited; self-conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes
  • verb increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
    swell.
    • The music swelled to a crescendo

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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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nonsensical

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous
  • adjective satellite having no intelligible meaning
    nonsense.
    • nonsense syllables
    • a nonsensical jumble of words

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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talk

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talking.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • noun discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
    • his poetry contains much talk about love and anger

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innocuous

  • adjective not injurious to physical or mental health
  • adjective satellite not causing disapproval
    unobjectionable.
    • it was an innocuous remark
    • confined himself to innocuous generalities
    • unobjectionable behavior

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fatuity

  • noun a ludicrous folly
    silliness; absurdity; fatuousness.
    • the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior

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unpalatable

  • adjective not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind
    • an unpalatable meal
    • unpalatable truths
    • unpalatable behavior

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deprecating

  • adjective satellite tending to diminish or disparage
    deprecatory; belittling; depreciatory; deprecative; depreciative; slighting.
    • belittling comments
    • managed a deprecating smile at the compliment
    • deprecatory remarks about the book
    • a slighting remark
  • verb express strong disapproval of; deplore
    deprecate.

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unacceptable

  • adjective satellite not adequate to give satisfaction
    • the coach told his players that defeat was unacceptable
  • adjective not acceptable; not welcome
    • a word unacceptable in polite society
    • an unacceptable violation of personal freedom

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list

  • noun a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
    listing.
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; lean; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

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outraged

  • adjective satellite angered at something unjust or wrong
    umbrageous; incensed; indignant.
    • an indignant denial
    • incensed at the judges' unfairness
    • a look of outraged disbelief
    • umbrageous at the loss of their territory
  • verb strike with disgust or revulsion
    scandalize; appal; shock; appall; scandalise; outrage; offend.
    • The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends

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genteel

  • adjective satellite marked by refinement in taste and manners
    civilised; polite; cultured; civilized; cultivated.
    • cultivated speech
    • cultured Bostonians
    • cultured tastes
    • a genteel old lady
    • polite society

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ghastly

  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; grisly; sick; gruesome; grim.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen
  • adjective satellite gruesomely indicative of death or the dead
    sepulchral; charnel.
    • a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones
    • ghastly shrieks
    • the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs

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dyspeptic

  • noun a person suffering from indigestion
  • adjective satellite suffering from dyspepsia

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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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vilify

  • verb spread negative information about
    vituperate; rail; revile.
    • The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews

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sassy

  • adjective satellite improperly forward or bold
    saucy; impudent; wise; overbold; impertinent; fresh; 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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arrogant

  • adjective satellite having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride
    self-important; chesty.
    • an arrogant official
    • arrogant claims
    • chesty as a peacock

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saucy

  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; irreverent; pert.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner
  • adjective satellite improperly forward or bold
    impudent; 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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crabby

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy; fussy.

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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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temporal

  • noun the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb
    temporal role.
  • adjective satellite not eternal
    • temporal matters of but fleeting moment"- F.D.Roosevelt

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unadvisable

  • adjective not prudent or wise; not recommended
    inadvisable.
    • running on the ice is inadvisable

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cock-a-hoop

  • adjective satellite exhibiting self-importance
    crowing; braggart; big; boastful; bragging; self-aggrandizing; braggy; self-aggrandising.
    • big talk

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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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blatant

  • adjective satellite without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
    conspicuous; blazing.
    • blatant disregard of the law
    • a blatant appeal to vanity
    • a blazing indiscretion
  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    vociferous; clamant; clamorous; strident.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob

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buffoonish

  • adjective satellite like a clown
    clownish; zany; clownlike.
    • a buffoonish walk
    • a clownish face
    • a zany sense of humor

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insubstantial

  • adjective lacking material form or substance; unreal
    unsubstantial; unreal.
    • as insubstantial as a dream
    • an insubstantial mirage on the horizon
  • adjective satellite lacking in nutritive value
    jejune.
    • the jejune diets of the very poor

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censorious

  • adjective satellite harshly critical or expressing censure
    • was censorious of petty failings

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beady-eyed

  • adjective satellite having eyes that gleam with malice

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verminous

  • adjective satellite of the nature of vermin; very offensive or repulsive

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bitchiness

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

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morbid

  • adjective satellite suggesting an unhealthy mental state
    • morbid interest in death
    • morbid curiosity
  • adjective satellite suggesting the horror of death and decay
    ghoulish.
    • morbid details

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quick-tempered

  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; choleric; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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perkiness

  • noun cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface
    buoyancy.
  • noun inappropriate playfulness
    archness; pertness; impertinence; sauciness.

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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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offenseless

  • adjective satellite incapable of offending or attacking
    offenceless.

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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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overcritical

  • adjective satellite inclined to judge too severely
    hypercritical.
    • hypercritical of colloquial speech
    • the overcritical teacher can discourage originality

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bigheaded

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; 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

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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sarcastic

  • adjective expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds

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heathenish

  • adjective satellite not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam
    heathen; ethnic; pagan.

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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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heavy-handed

  • adjective satellite lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands
    butterfingered; bumbling; handless; ham-handed; bungling; left-handed; ham-fisted.
    • a bumbling mechanic
    • a bungling performance
    • ham-handed governmental interference
    • could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H. Vorse
  • adjective satellite unjustly domineering
    roughshod.
    • incensed at the government's heavy-handed economic policies
    • a manager who rode roughshod over all opposition

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repulsive

  • adjective satellite offensive to the mind
    abhorrent; detestable; repugnant; obscene.
    • an abhorrent deed
    • the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee
    • morally repugnant customs
    • repulsive behavior
    • the most repulsive character in recent novels
  • adjective possessing the ability to repel
    • a repulsive force

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backtalk

  • noun an impudent or insolent rejoinder
    sass; back talk; sassing; lip; mouth.
    • don't give me any of your sass

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barefaced

  • adjective satellite with no effort to conceal
    bald.
    • a barefaced lie
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; insolent; bodacious; audacious; brazen; bald-faced; 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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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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brazen-faced

  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; insolent; bodacious; audacious; brazen; bald-faced; barefaced.
    • 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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risible

  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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stinking

  • adjective satellite very bad
    shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • verb be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
    stink.
    • This term paper stinks!

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pertness

  • noun inappropriate playfulness
    archness; perkiness; impertinence; sauciness.
  • noun quality of being lively and confident
    • there was a pertness about her that attracted him

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nauseous

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
    queasy; nauseated; sick; sickish.

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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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mirthful

  • adjective satellite full of or showing high-spirited merriment
    jocund; gay; jolly; jovial; merry.
    • when hearts were young and gay
    • a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth
    • the jolly crowd at the reunion
    • jolly old Saint Nick
    • a jovial old gentleman
    • have a merry Christmas
    • peals of merry laughter
    • a mirthful laugh
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; amusing; laughable; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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blazing

  • noun a strong flame that burns brightly
    blaze.
    • the blaze spread rapidly
  • verb shine brightly and intensively
    blaze.
    • Meteors blazed across the atmosphere

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inoffensive

  • adjective not causing anger or annoyance
    unoffending.
    • inoffensive behavior
  • adjective giving no offense
    • a quiet inoffensive man
    • a refreshing inoffensive stimulant

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droll

  • adjective satellite comical in an odd or whimsical manner
    • a droll little man with a quiet tongue-in-cheek kind of humor

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goofy

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; sappy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • noun a cartoon character created by Walt Disney

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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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virulent

  • adjective satellite extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
    deadly; venomous.
    • venomous snakes
    • a virulent insect bite
  • adjective infectious; having the ability to cause disease

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shocking

  • adjective satellite glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
    lurid.
    • lurid details of the accident
  • verb surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off
    take aback; shock; ball over; blow out of the water; floor.
    • I was floored when I heard that I was promoted

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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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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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dour

  • adjective satellite stubbornly unyielding
    tenacious; dogged; persistent; unyielding; pertinacious.
    • dogged persistence
    • dour determination
    • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
    • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    • men tenacious of opinion
  • adjective satellite harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance
    forbidding; grim.
    • a dour, self-sacrificing life
    • a forbidding scowl
    • a grim man loving duty more than humanity
    • undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw"- J.M.Barrie

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nettlesome

  • adjective satellite causing irritation or annoyance
    pestering; plaguey; plaguy; galling; teasing; vexing; pesky; bothersome; vexatious; annoying; pestiferous; irritating.
    • tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork
    • aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport
    • found it galling to have to ask permission
    • an irritating delay
    • nettlesome paperwork
    • a pesky mosquito
    • swarms of pestering gnats
    • a plaguey newfangled safety catch
    • a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him
    • a vexatious child
    • it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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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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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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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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mortifying

  • adjective satellite causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation
    embarrassing.
    • the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles
    • it was mortifying to know he had heard every word
  • verb practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
    mortify.

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wacky

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; goofy; sappy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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unhealthful

  • adjective not sanitary or healthful
    unsanitary; insanitary.
    • unsanitary open sewers
    • grim and unsanitary conditions
  • adjective detrimental to good health
    • unhealthful air pollution
    • unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint

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static

  • noun a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
    atmospherics; atmospheric static.
  • noun angry criticism
    • they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial

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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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surly

  • adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    ugly.
    • a surly waiter
    • an ugly frame of mind

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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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tragicomic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of tragicomedy
    • a playwright specializing in tragicomic drama
  • adjective satellite manifesting both tragic and comic aspects
    tragicomical.
    • the tragicomic disparity...between's man's aspirations and his accomplishments"- B.R.Redman

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absurdity

  • noun a message whose content is at variance with reason
    absurdness; ridiculousness.
  • noun a ludicrous folly
    silliness; fatuity; fatuousness.
    • the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior

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refined

  • adjective (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel
    • she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship
    • refined people with refined taste
  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; fine-tune; refine.
    • refine one's style of writing

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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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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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assumptive

  • adjective satellite excessively forward
    presumptuous; assuming.
    • an assumptive person
    • on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide
    • the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants
  • adjective satellite accepted as real or true without proof
    • the assumed reason for his absence
    • assumptive beliefs

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rude

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    unmannerly; unmannered; bad-mannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion
  • adjective satellite (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
    underbred; bounderish; yokelish; ill-bred; lowbred.

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misanthropical

  • adjective satellite believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
    misanthropic; cynical.
  • adjective satellite hating mankind in general
    misanthropic.

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presumptuous

  • adjective satellite excessively forward
    assumptive; assuming.
    • an assumptive person
    • on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide
    • the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants

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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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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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revolting

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench
  • verb make revolution
    revolt.
    • The people revolted when bread prices tripled again

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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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laic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy
    secular; lay.
    • set his collar in laic rather than clerical position
    • the lay ministry

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unabashed

  • adjective satellite not embarrassed
    unembarrassed.
    • a tinseled charm and unabashed sentimentality"- Jerome Stone
    • an unembarrassed greeting as if nothing untoward had happened

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hilarious

  • adjective satellite marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter
    screaming; uproarious.
    • hilarious broad comedy
    • a screaming farce
    • uproarious stories

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self-important

  • adjective satellite having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride
    chesty; arrogant.
    • an arrogant official
    • arrogant claims
    • chesty as a peacock

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ruinous

  • adjective satellite extremely harmful; bringing physical or financial ruin
    catastrophic.
    • a catastrophic depression
    • catastrophic illness
    • a ruinous course of action
  • adjective satellite causing injury or blight; especially affecting with sudden violence or plague or ruin
    blasting.
    • the blasting effects of the intense cold on the budding fruit
    • the blasting force of the wind blowing sharp needles of sleet in our faces
    • a ruinous war

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domineeringness

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

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aweless

  • adjective satellite devoid of any feeling of awe or reverence
    awless.
  • adjective satellite neither feeling nor showing respect
    awless; disrespectful.

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bald

  • verb grow bald; lose hair on one's head
    • He is balding already
  • adjective satellite with no effort to conceal
    barefaced.
    • a barefaced lie

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humble

  • verb cause to be unpretentious
    • This experience will humble him
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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conceive

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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boldness

  • noun the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
    hardiness; daring; hardihood.
    • the proposal required great boldness
    • the plan required great hardiness of heart
  • noun impudent aggressiveness
    nerve; brass; cheek; face.
    • I couldn't believe her boldness
    • he had the effrontery to question my honesty

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dictatorial

  • adjective of or characteristic of a dictator
    • dictatorial powers
  • adjective satellite expecting unquestioning obedience
    overbearing; authoritarian.
    • the timid child of authoritarian parents
    • insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter

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blaring

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; din; blare.
  • verb make a strident sound
    blast; blare.
    • She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone

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dirt

  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    soil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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odoriferous

  • adjective satellite morally offensive
    • odoriferous legislation
  • adjective satellite emitting an odor
    odorous.
    • odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack

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sharp-worded

  • adjective satellite harsh
    sharp; tart.
    • sharp criticism
    • a sharp-worded exchange
    • a tart remark

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clownlike

  • adjective satellite like a clown
    clownish; zany; buffoonish.
    • a buffoonish walk
    • a clownish face
    • a zany sense of humor

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disrespect

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

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icky

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; rotten.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite soft and sticky
    gooey.

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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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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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laughable

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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unashamed

  • adjective used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame

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cattiness

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

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scathing

  • adjective satellite marked by harshly abusive criticism
    vituperative.
    • his scathing remarks about silly lady novelists
    • her vituperative railing

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purse-proud

  • adjective satellite proud or arrogant because of your wealth (especially in the absence of other distinction)

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uncivil

  • adjective lacking civility or good manners
    rude.
    • want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue"- Willa Cather

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shirty

  • adjective satellite (British informal) ill-tempered or annoyed
    snorty.

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overbearingness

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

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lousy

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite infested with lice
    • burned their lousy clothes

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funky

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky
  • adjective satellite (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues
    low-down.

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self-conceited

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; swollen; conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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biting

  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    barbed; pungent; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
  • verb to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
    bite; seize with teeth.
    • Gunny invariably tried to bite her

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irreligionist

  • noun someone who is indifferent or hostile to religion

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mad

  • adjective satellite roused to anger
    sore; huffy.
    • stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain
    • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    • mad at his friend
    • sore over a remark
  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; brainsick; demented; disturbed; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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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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unhealthy

  • adjective not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
    • unhealthy ulcers
  • adjective satellite detrimental to health
    unhealthful; insalubrious.

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hellish

  • adjective satellite very unpleasant
    god-awful; beastly.
    • hellish weather
    • stop that god-awful racket
  • adjective satellite extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    satanic; fiendish; infernal; demonic; unholy; diabolical; diabolic.
    • something demonic in him--something that could be cruel
    • fires lit up a diabolic scene
    • diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils
    • a fiendish despot
    • hellish torture
    • infernal instruments of war
    • satanic cruelty
    • unholy grimaces

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god-awful

  • adjective satellite very unpleasant
    hellish; beastly.
    • hellish weather
    • stop that god-awful racket

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hoop

  • noun a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
  • noun a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
    ring.
    • there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse

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petulant

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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vainglorious

  • adjective satellite feeling self-importance
    big; swelled.
    • too big for his britches
    • had a swelled head
    • he was swelled with pride

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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barbarian

  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
    savage.
  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; peasant; churl; tike.

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humourous

  • adjective full of or characterized by humor
    humorous.
    • humorous stories
    • humorous cartoons
    • in a humorous vein

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eleventh

  • noun position 11 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the tenth and just before the twelfth in position
    11th.

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dominating

  • adjective satellite most powerful or important or influential
    ascendent; ascendant.
    • the economically ascendant class
    • D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe
  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    dominate; prevail; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood

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clamorous

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    vociferous; blatant; clamant; strident.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob

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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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comic

  • noun a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
    comedian.
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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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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disrespective

Showing want of respect; disrespectful. Obs. Bp. Hall.

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catcall

  • noun a cry expressing disapproval
  • verb utter catcalls at

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clapperclaw

  • verb claw with the nails
  • verb use foul or abusive language towards
    shout; blackguard; abuse.
    • The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket
    • The angry mother shouted at the teacher

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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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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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denigrative

  • adjective satellite (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    denigrating; libelous; denigratory; calumnious; slanderous; libellous; calumniatory; defamatory.

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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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too

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; overly.
    • too big
  • adverb in addition
    also; as well; besides; likewise.
    • he has a Mercedes, too

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flippant

  • adjective satellite showing inappropriate levity
    light-minded.

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overbold

  • adjective satellite improperly forward or bold
    saucy; impudent; wise; 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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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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malevolent

  • adjective satellite wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from intense ill will or hatred
    • a gossipy malevolent old woman
    • failure made him malevolent toward those who were successful
  • adjective satellite having or exerting a malignant influence
    malign; malefic; evil.
    • malevolent stars
    • a malefic force

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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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damaging

  • adjective satellite (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury
    prejudicial; detrimental; prejudicious.
    • damaging to career and reputation
    • the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant
  • verb inflict damage upon
    damage.
    • The snow damaged the roof
    • She damaged the car when she hit the tree

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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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cockamamie

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; silly; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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uproarious

  • adjective satellite uncontrollably noisy
    rackety; rip-roaring.
  • adjective satellite marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter
    screaming; hilarious.
    • hilarious broad comedy
    • a screaming farce
    • uproarious stories

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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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snooty

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

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hurtful

  • adjective satellite causing hurt
    • her hurtful unconsidered words
  • adjective satellite harmful to living things
    deleterious; injurious.
    • deleterious chemical additives

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burlesque

  • noun a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease)
  • noun a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
    pasquinade; mockery; takeoff; lampoon; travesty; sendup; put-on; spoof; charade; parody.

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misanthropic

  • adjective satellite believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
    misanthropical; cynical.
  • adjective satellite hating mankind in general
    misanthropical.

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eyed

  • adjective having an eye or eyes or eyelike feature especially as specified; often used in combination
    • a peacock's eyed feathers
    • red-eyed
  • verb look at
    eyeball; eye.

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gruesome

  • adjective satellite shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    macabre; grisly; ghastly; sick; grim.
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen

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clannish

  • adjective satellite characteristic of a clan especially in being unified
    • clannish loyalty
  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
    cliquish; clubby; snobbish; snobby.

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malignment

  • noun slanderous defamation
    smear; vilification.

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atrabilious

  • adjective satellite irritable as if suffering from indigestion
    dyspeptic; liverish; bilious.

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self-respectful

  • adjective satellite having or showing self-esteem
    self-respecting; dignified.

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ungrateful

  • adjective not feeling or showing gratitude
    thankless; unthankful.
    • ungrateful heirs
    • How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!"- Shakespeare
  • adjective satellite disagreeable
    • I will not perform the ungrateful task of comparing cases of failure"- Abraham Lincoln

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reverential

  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    venerating; respectful.

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nagging

  • adjective satellite continually complaining or faultfinding
    shrewish.
    • a shrewish wife
    • nagging parents
  • verb bother persistently with trivial complaints
    peck; nag; hen-peck.
    • She nags her husband all day long

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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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brusque

  • adjective satellite marked by rude or peremptory shortness
    curt; short; brusk.
    • try to cultivate a less brusque manner
    • a curt reply
    • the salesgirl was very short with him

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foul-smelling

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul; foetid; funky; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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churlish

  • adjective satellite rude and boorish
  • adjective satellite having a bad disposition; surly
    • churlish as a bear"- Shakespeare

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vocal

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal music.
  • noun a short musical composition with words
    song.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs

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sulphurous

  • adjective of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur
    sulfurous.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; 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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outrageous

  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    hideous; horrific; horrid.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry
  • adjective satellite greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    extortionate; usurious; exorbitant; unconscionable; steep.
    • exorbitant rent
    • extortionate prices
    • spends an outrageous amount on entertainment
    • usurious interest rate
    • unconscionable spending

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sulfurous

  • adjective of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur
    sulphurous.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; caustic; 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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silly

  • noun a word used for misbehaving children
    • don't be a silly
  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; zany; cockamamy.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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painful

  • adjective causing physical or psychological pain
    • worked with painful slowness
  • adjective satellite causing misery or pain or distress
    sore; afflictive.
    • it was a sore trial to him
    • the painful process of growing up

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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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misogynous

  • adjective satellite hating women in particular
    misogynistic.

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worthless

  • adjective lacking in usefulness or value
    • a worthless idler
  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    unworthy; vile; slimy; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar

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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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chaka

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respect

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    regard.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    regard; esteem.
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard

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spiteful

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

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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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huffish

  • adjective satellite sullen or moody
    sulky.

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bad-tempered

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; grumpy; fussy.

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shabby

  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    ratty; moth-eaten; tatty.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains
  • adjective satellite mean and unworthy and despicable
    • shabby treatment

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grotty

  • adjective satellite very unpleasant or offensive
    • a grotty little play

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odious

  • adjective satellite unequivocally detestable
    abominable; detestable; execrable.
    • abominable treatment of prisoners
    • detestable vices
    • execrable crimes
    • consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke

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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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disgustful

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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braggy

  • adjective satellite exhibiting self-importance
    crowing; braggart; big; boastful; cock-a-hoop; bragging; self-aggrandizing; self-aggrandising.
    • big talk

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unremorseful

  • adjective not penitent or remorseful
    impenitent; unrepentant.

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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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objectionableness

  • noun the quality of being hateful
    obnoxiousness; hatefulness.

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bastard

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; SOB; prick; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.
  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    whoreson; illegitimate; by-blow; illegitimate child; love child.

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larrikinism

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unchivalrous

  • adjective satellite offensively discourteous
    ungallant; caddish.

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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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boastful

  • adjective satellite exhibiting self-importance
    crowing; braggart; big; cock-a-hoop; bragging; self-aggrandizing; braggy; self-aggrandising.
    • big talk

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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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snot

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

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fatuousness

  • noun a ludicrous folly
    silliness; absurdity; fatuity.
    • the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown's behavior

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unfavourable

  • adjective not encouraging or approving or pleasing
    unfavorable.
    • unfavorable conditions
    • an unfavorable comparison
    • unfavorable comments", "unfavorable impression
  • adjective (of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose
    unfavorable.
    • unfavorable winds

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lip

  • noun either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
  • noun (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx

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amusing

  • adjective satellite providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
    diverting; amusive.
    • an amusing speaker
    • a diverting story
  • verb occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
    disport; amuse; divert.
    • The play amused the ladies

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nouveau-riche

  • noun a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
    arriviste; upstart; parvenu.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
    parvenu; upstart; parvenue.

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autocratic

  • adjective satellite offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
    magisterial; peremptory; dominating; high-and-mighty; bossy.
    • an autocratic person
    • autocratic behavior
    • a bossy way of ordering others around
    • a rather aggressive and dominating character
    • managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way
    • a swaggering peremptory manner
  • adjective satellite characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty
    authoritarian; dictatorial; despotic; tyrannic; 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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yucky

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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imprudent

  • adjective not prudent or wise
    • very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas
    • would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy"- A.M.Schlesinger
  • adjective satellite lacking wise self-restraint
    • an imprudent remark

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brazenness

  • noun behavior marked by a bold defiance of the proprieties and lack of shame
    shamelessness.

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oppressive

  • adjective satellite weighing heavily on the senses or spirit
    • the atmosphere was oppressive
    • oppressive sorrows
  • adjective satellite marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior
    tyrannous; tyrannical.
    • the oppressive government
    • oppressive laws
    • a tyrannical parent
    • tyrannous disregard of human rights

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nipping

  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    biting; barbed; pungent; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
  • verb squeeze tightly between the fingers
    twitch; pinch; tweet; twinge; nip; squeeze.
    • He pinched her behind
    • She squeezed the bottle

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chart

  • noun a visual display of information
  • noun a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea

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ill-advised

  • adjective without careful prior deliberation or counsel
    unadvised.
    • ill-advised efforts
    • it would be ill-advised to accept the offer
    • took the unadvised measure of going public with the accusations

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foetid

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; funky; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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harmful

  • adjective causing or capable of causing harm
    • too much sun is harmful to the skin
    • harmful effects of smoking

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satirist

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

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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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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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libellous

  • adjective satellite (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    denigrating; libelous; denigrative; denigratory; calumnious; slanderous; calumniatory; defamatory.

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wounding

  • noun the act of inflicting a wound
    wound.
  • verb cause injuries or bodily harm to
    wound; injure.

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conspicuous

  • adjective obvious to the eye or mind
    • a tower conspicuous at a great distance
    • wore conspicuous neckties
    • made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening
  • adjective satellite without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
    blatant; blazing.
    • blatant disregard of the law
    • a blatant appeal to vanity
    • a blazing indiscretion

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peevish

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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singer

  • noun a person who sings
    vocalizer; vocalist; vocaliser.
  • noun United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)
    Isaac Merrit Singer; Isaac M. Singer.

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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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strident

  • adjective satellite conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
    vociferous; blatant; clamant; clamorous.
    • blatant radios
    • a clamorous uproar
    • strident demands
    • a vociferous mob
  • adjective satellite of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
    spirant; fricative; sibilant; continuant.

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spoilt

  • adjective satellite having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
    spoiled.
    • a spoiled child
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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overproud

  • adjective satellite excessively proud

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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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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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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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prickly

  • adjective satellite very irritable
    waspish; bristly; splenetic.
    • bristly exchanges between the White House and the press
    • he became prickly and spiteful
    • witty and waspish about his colleagues
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; thorny; barbellate; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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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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currish

  • adjective satellite base and cowardly
  • adjective satellite resembling a cur; snarling and rude

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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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crank

  • noun a bad-tempered person
    grouch; churl; grump; crosspatch.
  • noun a whimsically eccentric person
    screwball; fruitcake; nut case; nut; crackpot.

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inane

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    vacuous; mindless; fatuous; asinine.

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contemptuous

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

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fussy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy.
  • adjective satellite overcrowded or cluttered with detail
    busy.
    • a busy painting
    • a fussy design

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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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acerbic

  • adjective satellite sour or bitter in taste
    acerb; astringent.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; 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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satirical

  • adjective satellite exposing human folly to ridicule
    satiric.
    • a persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine

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too_big_for_one's_breeches

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety

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lewis

An iron dovetailed tenon, made in sections, which can be fitted into a dovetail mortise; -- used in hoisting large stones, etc.

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fond

  • adjective satellite having or displaying warmth or affection
    lovesome; affectionate; tender; warm.
    • affectionate children
    • a fond embrace
    • fond of his nephew
    • a tender glance
    • a warm embrace
  • adjective satellite extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    adoring; doting.
    • adoring grandparents
    • deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain
    • hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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deprecative

  • adjective satellite tending to diminish or disparage
    deprecatory; belittling; deprecating; depreciatory; depreciative; slighting.
    • belittling comments
    • managed a deprecating smile at the compliment
    • deprecatory remarks about the book
    • a slighting remark
  • adjective satellite given to expressing disapproval

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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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contempt_of_court

  • noun disrespect for the rules of a court of law

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subtle

  • adjective satellite difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
    elusive.
    • his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change
    • a subtle difference
    • that elusive thing the soul
  • adjective satellite able to make fine distinctions
    • a subtle mind

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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self-assertive

  • adjective aggressively self-assured
    assertive; self-asserting.
    • an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue
    • pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act
  • adjective satellite offensively self-assertive
    bumptious.

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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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seriocomical

  • adjective satellite mixing the serious with the comic with comic predominating
    seriocomic.
    • a seriocomic novel

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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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scatterbrained

  • adjective satellite lacking sense or discretion
    rattlebrained; scatty; rattlepated.
    • his rattlebrained crackpot ideas
    • how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott
  • adjective satellite guided by whim and fancy
    flighty; flyaway; head-in-the-clouds.
    • flighty young girls

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house-proud

  • adjective satellite proud of your house or its furnishings or upkeep

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scurrilous

  • adjective satellite expressing offensive reproach
    abusive; opprobrious.

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unhappy

  • adjective experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
    • unhappy over her departure
    • unhappy with her raise
    • after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence
    • had an unhappy time at school
    • the unhappy (or sad) news
    • he looks so sad
  • adjective generalized feeling of distress
    distressed; dysphoric.

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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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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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in_vain

  • adverb to no avail
    vainly.
    • he looked for her in vain
    • the city fathers tried vainly to find a solution

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jam

  • noun preserve of crushed fruit
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; fix; muddle; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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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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bad-mannered

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    rude; unmannerly; unmannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion

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inadvisable

  • adjective not prudent or wise; not recommended
    unadvisable.
    • running on the ice is inadvisable
  • adjective satellite not advisable
    • an unnecessary and inadvisable action

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outrage

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

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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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indignant

  • adjective satellite angered at something unjust or wrong
    umbrageous; outraged; incensed.
    • an indignant denial
    • incensed at the judges' unfairness
    • a look of outraged disbelief
    • umbrageous at the loss of their territory

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atheistic

  • adjective satellite rejecting any belief in gods
    atheistical; unbelieving.
  • adjective related to or characterized by or given to atheism
    atheist; atheistical.
    • atheist leanings

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cantankerous

  • adjective satellite stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
    bloody-minded.
    • unions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders"- Spectator
  • adjective satellite having a difficult and contrary disposition
    crotchety; ornery.
    • a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

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sauciness

  • noun inappropriate playfulness
    archness; perkiness; pertness; impertinence.

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secular

  • noun someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    layperson; layman.
  • adjective of or relating to the doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations

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cranky

  • adjective satellite (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
    tender; tippy; crank.
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; techy; fractious; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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denigratory

  • adjective satellite (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    denigrating; libelous; denigrative; calumnious; slanderous; libellous; calumniatory; defamatory.

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sneerer

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

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high-handed

  • adjective satellite given to haughty disregard of others
    cavalier.

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slanderous

  • adjective satellite (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    denigrating; libelous; denigrative; denigratory; calumnious; libellous; calumniatory; defamatory.

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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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umbrageous

  • adjective satellite filled with shade
    shady; shadowy; shadowed.
    • the shady side of the street
    • the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed
    • we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove
    • cool umbrageous woodlands
  • adjective satellite angered at something unjust or wrong
    outraged; incensed; indignant.
    • an indignant denial
    • incensed at the judges' unfairness
    • a look of outraged disbelief
    • umbrageous at the loss of their territory

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nasty

  • adjective offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    awful.
    • in a nasty mood
    • a nasty accident
    • a nasty shock
    • a nasty smell
    • a nasty trick to pull
    • Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
  • adjective satellite exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    tight.
    • a nasty problem
    • a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

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billingsgate

  • noun foul-mouthed or obscene abuse
    scurrility.

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swollen-headed

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    egotistic; swollen; conceited; self-conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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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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artist

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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beady

  • adjective satellite small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
    buttony; beadlike; buttonlike.
    • bright beady eyes
    • black buttony eyes
  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; spangled; jewelled; sequined; spangly; jeweled.

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misguided

  • adjective satellite poorly conceived or thought out
    ill-conceived.
    • an ill-conceived plan to take over the company
  • verb lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    mislead; lead astray; misguide; misdirect.
    • The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver

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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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idiotic

  • adjective satellite insanely irresponsible
    crackbrained.
    • an idiotic idea
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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breeches

  • noun trousers ending above the knee
    knee pants; knee breeches; knickers; knickerbockers.
  • noun opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded
    rear of tube; breech; rear of barrel.

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crotchety

  • adjective satellite having a difficult and contrary disposition
    ornery; cantankerous.
    • a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

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objectionable

  • adjective satellite causing disapproval or protest
    obnoxious.
    • a vulgar and objectionable person
  • adjective satellite liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to
    exceptionable.
    • a thoroughly unpleasant highly exceptionable piece of writing
    • found the politician's views objectionable

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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nefarious

  • adjective satellite extremely wicked
    villainous.
    • nefarious schemes
    • a villainous plot
    • a villainous band of thieves

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harebrained

  • adjective satellite very foolish
    insane; mad.
    • harebrained ideas
    • took insane risks behind the wheel
    • a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains

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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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calumniatory

  • adjective satellite (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    denigrating; libelous; denigrative; denigratory; calumnious; slanderous; libellous; defamatory.

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courteous

  • adjective satellite exhibiting courtesy and politeness
    nice; gracious.
    • a nice gesture
  • adjective characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners
    • if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon

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insane

  • adjective afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement
    • was declared insane
    • insane laughter
  • adjective satellite very foolish
    mad; harebrained.
    • harebrained ideas
    • took insane risks behind the wheel
    • a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains

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morose

  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; sour; dark; glum; glowering; sullen; moody.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd

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unworthy

  • adjective lacking in value or merit
    • dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy
    • unworthy of forgiveness
  • adjective satellite not deserving
    undeserving.
    • the undeserving poor

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catastrophic

  • adjective satellite extremely harmful; bringing physical or financial ruin
    ruinous.
    • a catastrophic depression
    • catastrophic illness
    • a ruinous course of action

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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back_talk

  • noun an impudent or insolent rejoinder
    sass; sassing; lip; mouth; backtalk.
    • don't give me any of your sass

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unfavorable

  • adjective not encouraging or approving or pleasing
    unfavourable.
    • unfavorable conditions
    • an unfavorable comparison
    • unfavorable comments", "unfavorable impression
  • adjective (of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose
    unfavourable.
    • unfavorable winds

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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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irredeemable

  • adjective satellite insusceptible of reform
    unreformable; irreclaimable; unredeemable.
    • vicious irreclaimable boys
    • irredeemable sinners
  • adjective satellite (of paper money) not convertible into coin at the pleasure of the holder

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satiric

  • adjective satellite exposing human folly to ridicule
    satirical.
    • a persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine

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skanky

  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; disgusting; loathly; loathsome; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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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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tragicomical

  • adjective satellite manifesting both tragic and comic aspects
    tragicomic.
    • the tragicomic disparity...between's man's aspirations and his accomplishments"- B.R.Redman
  • adjective satellite having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics
    tragicomic.
    • her life...presented itself to me as a tragicomical adventure"--Joseph Conrad

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horrid

  • adjective satellite exceedingly bad
    • when she was bad she was horrid
  • adjective satellite grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
    outrageous; hideous; horrific.
    • subjected to outrageous cruelty
    • a hideous pattern of injustice
    • horrific conditions in the mining industry

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alarming

  • adjective frightening because of an awareness of danger
  • verb fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
    horrify; dismay; alarm; appall; appal.
    • I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview
    • The news of the executions horrified us

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smutty

  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    nasty; cruddy; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes
  • adjective satellite soiled with dirt or soot
    black.
    • with feet black from playing outdoors
    • his shirt was black within an hour

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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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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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weekly

  • noun a periodical that is published every week (or 52 issues per year)
  • adjective satellite of or occurring every seven days
    hebdomadary; hebdomadal.
    • a weekly visit
    • weekly paper

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hauteur

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

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derogatory

  • adjective satellite expressive of low opinion
    disparaging; derogative.
    • derogatory comments
    • disparaging remarks about the new house

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unreformable

  • adjective satellite insusceptible of reform
    irreclaimable; irredeemable; unredeemable.
    • vicious irreclaimable boys
    • irredeemable sinners
  • adjective satellite unrepentant and incapable of being reformed
    unregenerate.
    • an unregenerate criminal

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spoiled

  • adjective satellite having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or oversolicitous attention
    spoilt.
    • a spoiled child
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bobble; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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boss

  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; chief; gaffer; honcho.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman
  • noun a person responsible for hiring workers
    hirer.
    • the boss hired three more men for the new job

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disrespectfully

  • adverb in a disrespectful manner
    • he treats his parents rather disrespectfully

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parvenu

  • noun a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
    arriviste; upstart; nouveau-riche.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
    upstart; parvenue; nouveau-riche.

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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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u.s.

  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; United States; US Government; U.S. government.
  • 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.; United States; US; United States of America; America.

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jest_at

  • verb subject to laughter or ridicule
    laugh at; make fun; ridicule; blackguard; poke fun; roast; guy; rib.
    • 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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irreverence

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

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cockamamy

  • adjective satellite ludicrous, foolish
    cockamamie; wacky; goofy; sappy; whacky; silly; zany.
    • gave me a cockamamie reason for not going
    • wore a goofy hat
    • a silly idea
    • some wacky plan for selling more books

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faced

  • adjective having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination
    • a neatly faced terrace
  • verb deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    confront; face up; face.
    • You must confront your problems
    • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

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farcical

  • adjective satellite broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce
    ridiculous; ludicrous.
    • the wild farcical exuberance of a clown
    • ludicrous green hair

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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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vicious

  • adjective satellite (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    savage; barbarous; brutal; cruel; fell; roughshod.
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
  • adjective satellite having the nature of vice
    evil.

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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despisal

  • noun a feeling of scornful hatred
    despising.

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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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bald-faced

  • adjective satellite (of animals) having white markings on the face
  • adjective satellite unrestrained by convention or propriety
    brassy; insolent; bodacious; audacious; brazen; 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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insidious

  • adjective satellite beguiling but harmful
    • insidious pleasures
  • adjective satellite intended to entrap

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brag

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; crowing; bragging; 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; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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cod

  • noun the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
    pod; seedcase.
  • noun lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached
    codfish.

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undeferential

  • adjective satellite not showing courteous respect

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violable

  • adjective capable of being violated
    • a violable rule
    • a violable contract

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fractious

  • adjective satellite stubbornly resistant to authority or control
    refractory; recalcitrant.
    • a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness
    • a refractory child
  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; irritable; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

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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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vinegarish

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling like vinegar
    acetose; vinegary; acetous.
  • adjective satellite having a sour disposition; ill-tempered
    vinegary.

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sulky

  • noun a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse
  • adjective satellite sullen or moody
    huffish.

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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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headed

  • adjective satellite having a heading or course in a certain direction
    • westward headed wagons
  • verb to go or travel towards
    head.
    • where is she heading
    • We were headed for the mountains

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vain

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; swollen; conceited; self-conceited; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes
  • adjective satellite unproductive of success
    fruitless; sleeveless; bootless; futile.
    • a fruitless search
    • futile years after her artistic peak
    • a sleeveless errand
    • a vain attempt

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stuck

  • adjective caught or fixed
    • stuck in the mud
  • verb put, fix, force, or implant
    lodge; wedge; stick; deposit.
    • lodge a bullet in the table
    • stick your thumb in the crack

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teasing

  • noun the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances
    tantalization; ribbing; tease.
    • he ignored their teases
    • his ribbing was gentle but persistent
  • noun playful vexation
    • the parody was just a form of teasing

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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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charnel

  • noun a vault or building where corpses or bones are deposited
    charnel house.
  • adjective satellite gruesomely indicative of death or the dead
    sepulchral; ghastly.
    • a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones
    • ghastly shrieks
    • the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs

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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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laugh

  • noun the sound of laughing
    laughter.
  • noun a facial expression characteristic of a person laughing
    • his face wrinkled in a silent laugh of derision

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respect

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    regard.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    regard; esteem.
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard

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acrid

  • adjective satellite strong and sharp
    pungent.
    • the pungent taste of radishes
    • the acrid smell of burning rubber
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; 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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comical

  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comic.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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untrusting

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

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brassy

  • adjective resembling the sound of a brass instrument
    brasslike.
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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tart

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore.
  • noun a small open pie with a fruit filling

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deprecatory

  • adjective satellite tending to diminish or disparage
    belittling; deprecating; depreciatory; deprecative; depreciative; slighting.
    • belittling comments
    • managed a deprecating smile at the compliment
    • deprecatory remarks about the book
    • a slighting remark

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humorous

  • adjective full of or characterized by humor
    humourous.
    • humorous stories
    • humorous cartoons
    • in a humorous vein

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decent

  • adjective satellite socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous
    nice.
    • from a decent family
    • a nice girl
  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; becoming; seemly; comely; decorous.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior

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shrewish

  • adjective satellite continually complaining or faultfinding
    nagging.
    • a shrewish wife
    • nagging parents

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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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chart

  • noun a visual display of information
  • noun a map designed to assist navigation by air or sea

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dysphemistic

  • adjective substitute a harsher or distasteful term for a mild one
    offensive.
    • `nigger' is a dysphemistic term for `African-American'

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damn

  • noun something of little value
    tinker's dam; tinker's damn; red cent; hoot; darn; shucks; shit.
    • his promise is not worth a damn
    • not worth one red cent
    • not worth shucks
  • verb wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
    imprecate; curse; anathemise; bedamn; anathemize; maledict; beshrew.
    • The bad witch cursed the child

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wry

  • adjective satellite humorously sarcastic or mocking
    dry; ironic; ironical.
    • dry humor
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile
    • with a wry Scottish wit
  • adjective satellite bent to one side
    • a wry neck

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self-aggrandizing

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of self-aggrandizement
    self-aggrandising.
  • adjective satellite exhibiting self-importance
    crowing; braggart; big; boastful; cock-a-hoop; bragging; braggy; self-aggrandising.
    • big talk

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ungallant

  • adjective satellite offensively discourteous
    unchivalrous; caddish.

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rebarbative

  • adjective satellite serving or tending to repel
    repellant; repellent.
    • he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful
    • I find his obsequiousness repellent

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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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nocent

  • adjective satellite having a tendency to cause harm

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beastly

  • adjective satellite very unpleasant
    god-awful; hellish.
    • hellish weather
    • stop that god-awful racket
  • adjective satellite resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
    brutish; bestial; brute; brutal.
    • beastly desires
    • a bestial nature
    • brute force
    • a dull and brutish man
    • bestial treatment of prisoners

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sepulchral

  • adjective of or relating to a sepulchre
    • sepulchral inscriptions
    • sepulchral monuments in churches
  • adjective satellite gruesomely indicative of death or the dead
    charnel; ghastly.
    • a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones
    • ghastly shrieks
    • the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs

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upstart

  • noun an arrogant or presumptuous person
  • noun a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
    arriviste; parvenu; nouveau-riche.

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cruddy

  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    smutty; nasty; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes

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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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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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crappy

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world

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dislogistic

  • adjective satellite expressing disapproval
    dyslogistic; pejorative.
    • dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'

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shamelessness

  • noun behavior marked by a bold defiance of the proprieties and lack of shame
    brazenness.

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hateful

  • adjective evoking or deserving hatred
    • no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude"- Joseph Priestly
  • adjective satellite characterized by malice
    mean.
    • a hateful thing to do
    • in a mean mood

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choleric

  • adjective satellite easily moved to anger
    • men of the choleric type take to kicking and smashing"- H.G.Wells
  • adjective satellite quickly aroused to anger
    quick-tempered; hot-tempered; hotheaded; short-tempered; irascible.
    • a hotheaded commander

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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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funk

  • noun a state of nervous depression
    blue funk.
    • he was in a funk
  • noun United States biochemist (born in Poland) who showed that several diseases were caused by dietary deficiencies and who coined the term `vitamin' for the chemicals involved (1884-1967)
    Casimir Funk.

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gracious

  • adjective characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit
    • gracious even to unexpected visitors
    • gracious living
    • he bears insult with gracious good humor
  • adjective satellite characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects
    benignant.
    • our benignant king

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libelous

  • adjective satellite (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    denigrating; denigrative; denigratory; calumnious; slanderous; libellous; calumniatory; defamatory.

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queasy

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
    nauseous; nauseated; sick; sickish.

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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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profane

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb violate the sacred character of a place or language
    outrage; desecrate; violate.
    • desecrate a cemetery
    • violate the sanctity of the church
    • profane the name of God

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make_fun

  • verb subject to laughter or ridicule
    laugh at; ridicule; blackguard; 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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pungent

  • adjective satellite strong and sharp
    acrid.
    • the pungent taste of radishes
    • the acrid smell of burning rubber
  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    biting; barbed; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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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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abrupt

  • adjective satellite marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
    disconnected.
    • abrupt prose
  • adjective satellite exceedingly sudden and unexpected
    • came to an abrupt stop
    • an abrupt change in the weather

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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venerating

  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    reverential; respectful.
  • verb regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
    fear; venerate; revere; reverence.
    • Fear God as your father
    • We venerate genius

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fun

  • noun activities that are enjoyable or amusing
    merriment; playfulness.
    • I do it for the fun of it
    • he is fun to have around
  • noun verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
    play; sport.
    • he became a figure of fun
    • he said it in sport

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irrespective

  • adverb in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks
    disregarding; regardless; no matter; disregardless.
    • he carried on regardless of the difficulties

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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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peccable

  • adjective satellite liable to sin
    peccant.
    • a frail and peccable mortal"- Sir Walter Scott

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cock

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; tool; dick; putz; peter; pecker.
  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    stopcock; turncock.

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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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offending

  • adjective offending against or breaking a law or rule
    • contracts offending against the statute were canceled
  • verb cause to feel resentment or indignation
    offend; pique.
    • Her tactless remark offended me

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ill-humoured

  • adjective satellite brusque and surly and forbidding
    gruff; ill-humored; crusty; curmudgeonly.
    • crusty remarks
    • a crusty old man
    • his curmudgeonly temper
    • gruff manner
    • a gruff reply

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derisory

  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    ludicrous; idiotic; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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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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unwise

  • adjective satellite showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom
    • an unwise investor is soon impoverished
  • adjective satellite not appropriate to the purpose
    inexpedient.

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cliquish

  • adjective satellite befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
    clannish; clubby; snobbish; snobby.

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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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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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violent

  • adjective acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
    • a violent attack
    • a violent person
    • violent feelings
    • a violent rage
    • felt a violent dislike
  • adjective satellite effected by force or injury rather than natural causes
    • a violent death

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ghastliness

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

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odiousness

  • noun the quality of being offensive
    distastefulness; offensiveness.

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jest

  • noun a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
    gag; joke; laugh; jape.
    • he told a very funny joke
    • he knows a million gags
    • thanks for the laugh
    • he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest
    • even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point
  • noun activity characterized by good humor
    jocularity; joke.

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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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ironic

  • adjective satellite humorously sarcastic or mocking
    dry; ironical; wry.
    • dry humor
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile
    • with a wry Scottish wit
  • adjective satellite characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
    ironical.
    • madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker
    • it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely

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killing

  • noun an event that causes someone to die
    violent death.
  • noun the act of terminating a life
    kill; putting to death.

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obnoxious

  • adjective satellite causing disapproval or protest
    objectionable.
    • a vulgar and objectionable person

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poke_fun

  • verb subject to laughter or ridicule
    laugh at; make fun; ridicule; blackguard; 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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