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Word: jaundiced

Definition: yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye


Sentences Containing 'jaundiced'

Convinced that one skipping would not hurt him, Peter eventually decides to skip an appointment but his assumptions are false and him skipping it causes him to become jaundiced and vomit blood.
From the late 1970s until the mid-1980s he collaborated with vocalist Ollie Olsen in the post-punk bands Whirlywirld, Hugo Klang, Orchestra of Skin and Bone, NO, and Max Q. He formed, joined, or collaborated with the following acts: The Associates, Dumb And The Ugly, Sooterkin Flesh, The Slub, SPK, Lustmord, Our Father Of Serpents, Stress, Jaundiced Eye, The Wreckery, Whitehouse, Death In June, Der Blutharsch, Sword Volcano Complex, Browning Mummery, Current 93, Blood Axis, Kraang, Sleeping Pictures, Scorpion Wind, Naevus, NON and Of the Wand the Moon, in addition to playing on sessions for Nico, The The, Gene Loves Jezebel and Shriekback.
That she should struggle against the fascinating influence of his delightful art--delightful nature I thought it then--did not surprise me either; for I knew that she was sometimes jaundiced and perverse.

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