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bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
disparage - belittle
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
sinister - evil; ominous
censorious - severely critical
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
dishearten - discourage