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  • 181CAMPEGGIO, LORENZO —    cardinal; twice visited England as legate, the last time in connection with the divorce between Henry VIII. and Catherine, with the effect of mortally offending the former and being of no real benefit to the latter, whom he would fain have… …

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  • 182STEPHEN —    1) king of England from 1135 to 1154, nephew of Henry I., his mother being Adela, daughter of William I.; acquired French possessions through the favour of his uncle and by his marriage; in 1127 swore fealty to his cousin Matilda, daughter of… …

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  • 183ábiterian — wv/i2 to turn bitter; embitter, to make bitter or sour …

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  • 184ábitrian — wv/i2 to turn bitter; embitter, to make bitter or sour …

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  • 185disenchant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. See disillusion. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. disenthrall, embitter, disentrance; see disillusion …

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  • 186disillusion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. disillusionment, disenchantment, revelation; disappointment, cynicism. v. t. disenchant, disabuse, remove the scales from one s eyes, enlighten; disappoint, puncture one s balloon, pour cold water on …

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  • 187exacerbate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. aggravate, intensify, worsen; enrage, embitter, irritate, vex. See increase, resentment. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To aggravate] Syn. worsen, heighten, intensify, add fuel to the flames*; see increase 1 …

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  • 188fester — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. suppurate, ulcerate, rankle; infect. See disease, deterioration. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To ulcerate or decay] Syn. suppurate, ooze, putrefy, rot; see decay . 2. [To cause bitterness] Syn. rankle,… …

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  • 189harden — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. anneal, fire; steel; congeal, thicken (see hardness); accustom, inure, blunt. See habit, insensibility. Ant., soften. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To make less pervious] Syn. steel, temper, anneal, solidify …

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  • 190rankle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. fester, irritate, gall, pain. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. annoy, bother, pain, rile, nettle, mortify, chafe, fret, hurt, gall, irritate, inflame, fester, gnaw at, lie embedded; see also anger . III… …

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  • 191resentment — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Feeling of having been affronted Nouns 1. resentment, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, indignation, exasperation; pique, umbrage, huff, miff, soreness, dudgeon, acerbity, virulence, bitterness,… …

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  • 192disappoint — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. fail, let down, delude, deceive, dissatisfy, disgruntle, disillusion, dishearten, tantalize, embitter, disconcert, chagrin, sadden, put out, fall short, cast down, ruin one s prospects, dash one s hopes, frustrate, torment …

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  • 193envenom — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To poison] Syn. infect, contaminate, pollute; see poison . 2. [To alienate] Syn. embitter, estrange, anger; see alienate , anger 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To have a destructive effect on: canker, infect, poison.… …

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  • 194acerbate — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. 1. embitter sour, poison, gall. 2. exasperate aggravate, ruffle, annoy, disturb, *rattle one s cage, perturb, provoke …

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  • 195HAPPY — (Roget s Thesaurus II) Index happy noun delight, elation, exultation, fulfillment, happiness, heaven adjective cheerful, delightful …

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  • 196Aggravation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Aggravation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 aggravation aggravation heightening Sgm: N 1 exacerbation exacerbation Sgm: N 1 exasperation exasperation Sgm: N 1 overestimation overestimation &c. 482 Sgm: N 1 exaggeration …

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  • 197Resentment — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Resentment >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 resentment resentment displeasure animosity anger wrath indignation Sgm: N 1 exasperation exasperation bitter resentment wrathful indignation GRP: N 2 Sgm: N …

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  • 198bitter — 01. This medicine is very [bitter] tasting. 02. Winter in Alaska is long and [bitterly] cold. 03. Her mother is very [bitter] over her divorce. 04. The soccer game was a [bitterly] fought match between two teams that have always hated each other …

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  • 199spur — {<charset c=U><HR> } 01. Local governments are hoping a reduction in municipal taxes will help to [spur] economic development in the region. 02. Dag Hammarskjold once said, Pray that your loneliness may [spur] you into finding… …

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  • 200embittered — em|bit|tered [ımˈbıtə US ər] adj angry, sad, or full of hate because of bad or unfair things that have happened to you = ↑bitter ▪ a sick, embittered, and lonely old man >embitter v [T] …

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