quarrelsomely
adverb see quarrelsome

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Quarrelsomely — Quarrelsome Quar rel*some, a. Apt or disposed to quarrel; given to brawls and contention; easily irritated or provoked to contest; irascible; choleric. [1913 Webster] Syn: Pugnacious; irritable; irascible; brawling; choleric; fiery; petulant.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quarrelsomely — adverb In a quarrelsome manner …   Wiktionary

  • quarrelsomely — kwÉ‘rÉ™lsÉ™mlɪ , kwÉ”r / kwÉ’r adv. argumentatively, combatively, in the manner of being inclined to dispute …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quarrelsomely — quar·rel·some·ly …   English syllables

  • quarrelsomely — adverb : in a quarrelsome manner * * * quarrˈelsomely adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑quarrel …   Useful english dictionary

  • quarrelsome — quarrelsomely, adv. quarrelsomeness, n. /kwawr euhl seuhm, kwor /, adj. inclined to quarrel; argumentative; contentious. [1590 1600; QUARREL1 + SOME1] * * * …   Universalium

  • quarrelsome — adjective Date: 1596 apt or disposed to quarrel in an often petty manner ; contentious Synonyms: see belligerent • quarrelsomely adverb • quarrelsomeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Castle in the Air — Infobox Book | name = Castle in the sky title orig = translator = image caption = Cover from the American edition. author = Diana Wynne Jones illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = The Castle Series… …   Wikipedia

  • argumentatively — adv. contentiously, quarrelsomely, disputatiously, combatively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disputatiously — adv. contentiously, argumentatively, quarrelsomely …   English contemporary dictionary

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