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Word: crabbed

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


More Vocab Words

::: profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
::: maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
::: voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
::: resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
::: motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
::: grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
::: facilitate - help bring about; make less difficult
::: rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
::: frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
::: ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist