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  • 61 Vexatious suit — Vexatious Vex*a tious, a. [See {Vexation}.] 1. Causing vexation; agitating; afflictive; annoying; as, a vexatious controversy; a vexatious neighbor. Continual vexatious wars. South. [1913 Webster] 2. Full or vexation, trouble, or disquiet;… …

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  • 62 Vexatiously — Vexatious Vex*a tious, a. [See {Vexation}.] 1. Causing vexation; agitating; afflictive; annoying; as, a vexatious controversy; a vexatious neighbor. Continual vexatious wars. South. [1913 Webster] 2. Full or vexation, trouble, or disquiet;… …

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  • 63 Vexatiousness — Vexatious Vex*a tious, a. [See {Vexation}.] 1. Causing vexation; agitating; afflictive; annoying; as, a vexatious controversy; a vexatious neighbor. Continual vexatious wars. South. [1913 Webster] 2. Full or vexation, trouble, or disquiet;… …

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  • 64 Science Education at the Crossroads — is an annual national academic conference, currently funded by the National Science Foundation, designed to enable various stakeholders in science education to confer in a legitimate and productive manner. The conference also claims to offer an… …

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  • 65 V for Vendetta (film) — V pour Vendetta (film) Pour les articles homonymes, voir V pour Vendetta (homonymie). V pour Vendetta …

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  • 66 V pour vendetta (film) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir V pour Vendetta (homonymie). V pour Vendetta …

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  • 67 Ecclesiastes 4 — 1 So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter. 2… …

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  • 68 camouflet — [ kamuflɛ ] n. m. • 1680; « fumée soufflée au nez » 1611; de moufle « museau » 1 ♦ Littér. Mortification, vexation humiliante. ⇒ affront, fam. 1. claque, gifle, nasarde, offense. Donner, infliger un camouflet à qqn. Essuyer un camouflet. 2 ♦… …

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  • 69 égratignure — [ egratiɲyr ] n. f. • esgratineure XIIIe; de égratigner 1 ♦ Blessure superficielle faite en égratignant. ⇒ écorchure, éraflure, région. griffe, griffure. « La figure portait quelques fortes égratignures » (Baudelaire). Par ext. Blessure… …

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  • 70 humiliation — [ ymiljasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; lat. ecclés. humiliatio 1 ♦ Action d humilier ou de s humilier. ⇒ abaissement, honte. « la joie de l humiliation d autrui » (Voltaire). Les humiliations de la vie religieuse. ⇒ mortification. 2 ♦ État, sentiment d une …

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  • 71 mortification — [ mɔrtifikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIe; lat. ecclés. mortificacio 1 ♦ Privation, souffrance qu on s impose dans l intention de racheter ses péchés, de se préserver de la tentation. Mortification de sa chair, de sa volonté. Faire qqch. par mortification.… …

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  • 72 bother — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. nuisance, annoyance; trouble; perplexity, worry. v. t. irritate, pester, worry. See pain, adversity, discontent. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Trouble or worry] Syn. vexation, fuss, inconvenience, anxiety;… …

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  • 73 nuisance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pest, annoyance, irritation, bore, bother. See evil. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A bother] Syn. annoyance, vexation, bore; see trouble 2 . 2. [An offense against the public] Syn. breach, infraction,… …

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  • 74 aggravation — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Intensification] Syn. heightening, worsening, exacerbation, intensification, sharpening, inflammation, deepening, strengthening, exaggeration, magnification. 2. [A cause of aggravation] Syn. worry, affliction, irritant,… …

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  • 75 Anger — An ger (a[ng] g[ e]r), n. [OE. anger, angre, affliction, anger, fr. Icel. angr affliction, sorrow; akin to Dan. anger regret, Swed. [*a]nger regret, AS. ange oppressed, sad, L. angor a strangling, anguish, angere to strangle, Gr. a gchein to… …

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  • 76 Fretful — Fret ful, a. [See 2d {Fret}.] Disposed to fret; ill humored; peevish; angry; in a state of vexation; as, a fretful temper. {Fret ful*ly}, adv. {Fret ful*ness}, n. Syn: Peevish; ill humored; ill natured; irritable; waspish; captious; petulant;… …

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  • 77 Fretfully — Fretful Fret ful, a. [See 2d {Fret}.] Disposed to fret; ill humored; peevish; angry; in a state of vexation; as, a fretful temper. {Fret ful*ly}, adv. {Fret ful*ness}, n. Syn: Peevish; ill humored; ill natured; irritable; waspish; captious;… …

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  • 78 Fretfulness — Fretful Fret ful, a. [See 2d {Fret}.] Disposed to fret; ill humored; peevish; angry; in a state of vexation; as, a fretful temper. {Fret ful*ly}, adv. {Fret ful*ness}, n. Syn: Peevish; ill humored; ill natured; irritable; waspish; captious;… …

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  • 79 Mischief — Mis chief (m[i^]s ch[i^]f), n. [OE. meschef bad result, OF. meschief; pref. mes (L. minus less) + chief end, head, F. chef chief. See {Minus}, and {Chief}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Harm; damage; esp., disarrangement of order; trouble or vexation caused …

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  • 80 Pique — Pique, n. [F., fr. piquer. See {Pike}.] 1. A feeling of hurt, vexation, or resentment, awakened by a social slight or injury; irritation of the feelings, as through wounded pride; stinging vexation. [1913 Webster] Men take up piques and… …

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