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Word: crabbed

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


More Vocab Words

::: bode - foreshadow; portend
::: meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
::: autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
::: serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
::: pretext - excuse
::: egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
::: overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
::: gruel - thin liquid porridge
::: delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises