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Word: irate

Definition: angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath


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::: inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
::: ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
::: idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
::: anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
::: metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
::: nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
::: emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
::: rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
::: canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
::: outspoken - candid; blunt