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Word: crabbed

Definition: sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting


More Vocab Words

::: buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
::: lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
::: preamble - introductory statement
::: congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
::: leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
::: diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
::: cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
::: ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
::: impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
::: problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.