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Word: crabbed

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


More Vocab Words

::: centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
::: effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
::: supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
::: rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
::: meddlesome - interfering; V. meddle: interfere
::: fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
::: equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
::: rankle - irritate; fester; annoy