Acrimonious - Weebly

Acrimonious - Weebly

acrimonious (adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone Synonyms: biting, caustic, rancorous, hostile, peevish bovine (adj.) resembling a

cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive Synonyms: stolid, dull, slow, stupid consternation (n.) dismay, confusion

Synonyms: shock, amazement, bewilderment, dismay corpulent (adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body

Synonyms: overweight, heavy, obese, stout, portly disavow (v.) to deny responsibility for or connection with Synonyms: disown, disclaim, retract, abjure

dispassionate (adj.) impartial; calm, free from emotion Synonyms: unbiased, disinterested, cool, detached dissension

(n.) disagreement, sharp difference of opinion Synonyms: strife, discord, contention dissipate

(v.) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure Synonyms: disperse, strew, diffuse, waste expurgate (v.) to remove objectionable

passages or words from a written text; to cleanse, purify Synonyms: purge, censor, bowderize, HuckFinnify (not really just seeing if

youre still reading) gauntlet (n.) an armored or protective glove; a challenge; two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them; an ordeal

(Idiom) to challenge, as in He threw down the gauntlet; to accept a challenge to fight, as in He took up the gauntlet. hypothetical (adj.) based on an assumption or guess; used as a provisional or

tentative idea to guide investigation/research Synonyms: assumed, supposed, conjectural, conditional ignoble (adj.) mean, low, base Synonyms: inferior, unworthy, dishonorable,

sordid impugn (v.) to call into question; to attack as false Synonyms:

challenge, deny, dispute, query, question intemperate (adj.) immoderate, lacking in self-control; inclement

Synonyms: excessive, extreme, unrestrained, inordinate odium (n.) hatred, contempt; disgrace or infamy resulting from hateful conduct

Synonyms: abhorrence, opprobrium, shame, ignominy perfidy (n.) faithlessness, treachery Synonyms: betrayal, disloyalty, treason, duplicity

relegate (v.) to place in a lower position; to assign, refer, or turn over; to banish Synonyms: transfer, consign, demote, exile squeamish

(adj.) inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset; excessively fastidious or refined Synonyms: nauseated, queasy, delicate, oversensitive, priggish

subservient (adj.) subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient; serving to promote some end Synonyms: secondary, servile, obsequious, useful

susceptible (adj.) open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance Synonyms: vulnerable, receptive, impressionable

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