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Word: crabbed

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


More Vocab Words

::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
::: seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
::: guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
::: complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
::: pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
::: healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
::: cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
::: calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
::: sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
::: prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength