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  • 161temperamental — Synonyms and related words: affective, arbitrary, atavistic, bluff, bodily, born, brusque, capricious, changeable, characteristic, coeval, congenital, connatal, connate, connatural, constitutional, crabbed, crabby, cranky, crotchety, curt,… …

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  • 162testy — Synonyms and related words: bad tempered, bearish, bitchy, cankered, cantankerous, captious, choleric, churlish, contentious, crabbed, crabby, cranky, cross, cross grained, crotchety, crusty, cussed, disagreeable, edgy, excitable, feisty,… …

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  • 163touchy — Synonyms and related words: agitable, allergic, anaphylactic, argumentative, bad tempered, bearish, cantankerous, captious, chancy, choleric, close, contentious, crabbed, crabby, cranky, critical, cross, crusty, dangerous, delicate, dicey,… …

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  • 164ugly — Synonyms and related words: abominable, alarming, awkward, bad, bad tempered, base, bearish, beautiless, bitchy, bitter, blemished, blotted, cacophonic, cacophonous, cankered, cantankerous, churlish, corrupt, crabbed, crabby, cranky, critical,… …

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  • 165waspish — Synonyms and related words: bearish, bitchy, cankered, cantankerous, churlish, contrary, crabbed, cranky, cross, cross grained, crotchety, crusty, cussed, disagreeable, excitable, feisty, fractious, fretful, huffish, huffy, impatient, irascible,… …

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  • 166felaǽte — adj biting, given to biting, snappish; stinging, sharp, biting, pungent; corrosive biting, disposed to bite; biting, snarling (of persons) [mordax] …

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  • 167numol — adj that can contain or hold much, able to take or contain much, wide, large, spacious, roomy, capacious; capacious, susceptible, capable of, good, able, apt, fit for; of the mind, able to grasp, capable; [capax], holding much, quick at learning; …

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  • 168caingy — I Cleveland Dialect List peevish, ill conditioned, snappish: as caingy and cankery as an ill clep d cur II North Country (Newcastle) Words peevish, ill tempered, whining …

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  • 169cantankerous — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. cross, ill natured. See irascibility. Ant., pleasant, good natured. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. peevish, quarrelsome, grouchy; see critical 2 , irritable , mean 3 , obstinate . III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 170crabbed — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. crabby, ill tempered, irascible, surly, growly, cross, peevish; cramped, illegible, squeezed. See irascibility, unintelligibility. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Sour tempered] Syn. grouchy, peevish,… …

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  • 171cranky — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. irritable (see irascibility). Ant., amiable, good natured. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cross, testy, crotchety, fretful; see irritable . See Synonym Study at irritable . III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 172cross — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rood, crucifix; crosspiece, cross mark, X, ex; gibbet; bur den, trial, trouble, adversity, affliction; hybrid, mixture, crossbreed; half caste, half breed; (cap.) Christianity, the Church, Gospel. v.… …

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  • 173curt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. short, concise, brief, succinct; snappish, tart, rude, brusque, bluff, blunt, abrupt. See shortness, discourtesy. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. brief, terse, uncivil, snippy*; see abrupt 2 , terse .… …

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  • 174fretful — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. restless; peevish, pettish. See agitation, discontent. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. peevish, petulant, cross, captious; see irritable . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. discontented, irritable,… …

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  • 175grouchy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj., informal, cross, sharp, sulky, testy, grumpy, gruff, sullen, ill tempered, sour, out of sorts. See irascibility, discontent.Ant., good humored. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. surly, ill tempered,… …

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  • 176grumpy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. surly, glum. See irascibility. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. sullen, grouchy, cantankerous; see irritable . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. grouchy, surly, crabby, bearish, cross, cranky, peevish,… …

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  • 177irascibility — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Tendency to become angry Nouns 1. irascibility, temper; crossness; petulance, irritability, pugnacity, contentiousness, excitability; bad, hot, fiery, or quick temper, hot blood; ill humor, surliness,… …

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  • 178mean — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I adj. humble; ignoble; in significant; stingy, miserly; sor did, niggardly. See parsimony, servility, badness. II Midway Nouns mean, medium; average, normal, rule, balance; mediocrity, generality;… …

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  • 179morose — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. sulky, sullen, gloomy, crabbed, glum, dour. See dejection, irascibility. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Gloomy] Syn. depressed, dolorous, melancholy; see sad 1 , troubled 1 . 2. [Ill humored] Syn.… …

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  • 180nasty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. foul, filthy; distasteful, disgusting, horrid; dirty; nauseating, loathsome; indecent, obscene; ill tempered, disagreeable, dangerous. See uncleanness, impurity, discourtesy. II (Roget s IV) modif.… …

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