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Word: crabbed

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


More Vocab Words

::: apprise - inform
::: deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
::: meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
::: heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
::: temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
::: anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
::: distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
::: herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
::: nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
::: galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani