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Word: crabbed

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


More Vocab Words

::: vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
::: speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
::: apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
::: shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
::: insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
::: dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
::: wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
::: illicit - illegal
::: paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
::: proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)