Tetric
Tetric Tet"ric, Tetrical Tet"ri*cal, a. [L. tetricus, taetricus, from teter, taeter, offensive, foul.] Forward; perverse; harsh; sour; rugged. [Obs.] -- {Tet"ric*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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