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Word: squabble

Definition: minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children

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::: oligarchy - government by a privileged few
::: willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
::: bountiful - generous; graciously generous; showing bounty
::: vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
::: sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
::: libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
::: ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
::: penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
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::: lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary