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  • 61bicker — {{11}}bicker (n.) c.1300, skirmish, battle; from the same source as BICKER (Cf. bicker) (v.). In modern use, often to describe the sound of a flight of an arrow or other repeated, loud, rapid sounds, in which sense it is perhaps at least partly… …

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  • 62quarrelling — ♦ n bickering, contention, dissension, feuding, rowing, variance, strife, wrangling, disharmony, argumentation FORMAL altercation, discord, disputation, vitilitigation COLLOQ. argy bargying ≠ concord, harmony ♦ adj bickering, contending, fighting …

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  • 64break up — {v. phr.} To end a romantic relationship, a marriage, or a business partnership. * /Tom and Jane broke up because Tom played so much golf that he had no time for her./ …

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  • 65break up — {v.} 1. To break into pieces. * /The workmen broke up the pavement to dig up the pipes under it./ * /River ice breaks up in the spring./ 2. {informal} To lose or destroy spirit or self control. Usually used in the passive. * /Mrs. Lawrence was… …

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  • 66break up — {v. phr.} To end a romantic relationship, a marriage, or a business partnership. * /Tom and Jane broke up because Tom played so much golf that he had no time for her./ …

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  • 67break up — {v.} 1. To break into pieces. * /The workmen broke up the pavement to dig up the pipes under it./ * /River ice breaks up in the spring./ 2. {informal} To lose or destroy spirit or self control. Usually used in the passive. * /Mrs. Lawrence was… …

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  • 68Bicker — Bick er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bickered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bickering}.] [OE. bikeren, perh. fr. Celtic; cf. W. bicra to fight, bicker, bicre conflict, skirmish; perh. akin to E. beak.] 1. To skirmish; to exchange blows; to fight. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 69Bickered — Bicker Bick er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bickered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bickering}.] [OE. bikeren, perh. fr. Celtic; cf. W. bicra to fight, bicker, bicre conflict, skirmish; perh. akin to E. beak.] 1. To skirmish; to exchange blows; to fight. [Obs.]… …

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  • 70Wrangle — Wran gle, n. An angry dispute; a noisy quarrel; a squabble; an altercation. [1913 Webster] Syn: Altercation; bickering; brawl; jar; jangle; contest; controversy. See {Altercation}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 71discompose — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English Date: 15th century 1. to destroy the composure of 2. to disturb the order of • discomposure noun Synonyms: discompose, disquiet, disturb, perturb, agitate …

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  • 72vinegary — adjective Date: circa 1730 1. a. resembling vinegar ; sour b. flavored with vinegar 2. disagreeable, bitter, or irascible in character or manner < two vinegary fellows bickering > …

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  • 73wrangler — noun Date: circa 1510 1. a bickering disputant 2. [short for horse wrangler, probably part translation of Mexican Spanish caballerango groom] a ranch hand who takes care of the saddle horses; broadly cowboy …

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  • 74unseemly — I. adjective Date: 14th century not seemly: as a. not according with established standards of good form or taste < unseemly bickering > b. not suitable for time or place ; inappropriate, unseasonable Synonyms: see indecorous • unseemliness noun …

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