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Word: crabbed

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


More Vocab Words

::: stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
::: neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
::: boor - rude, insensitive person
::: pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
::: replica - copy
::: sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
::: arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
::: puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
::: wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.