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Word: scrappy

Definition: quarrelsome


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::: posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
::: capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
::: chicanery - trickery; deception
::: abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
::: bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
::: prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
::: nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor