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Word: petulant

Definition: touchy; peevish; ill-tempered


More Vocab Words

::: mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
::: buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
::: construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
::: jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
::: tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
::: incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
::: imminent - impending; near at hand
::: mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
::: reimburse - repay; pay back