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Not having the correct or properly produced pitch:
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  1. Not having the correct or properly produced pitch:
  2. Containing excessive levels of peroxides. Used of gasoline.
  3. Cross, bad-tempered, peevish, morose, etc.
Unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others; despondent
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  1. Unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others; despondent
  2. Affected with depression as a mood disorder.
  3. Gloomy; dejected; sad
Marked by or exhibiting sorrow, grief, or pain.
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  1. Marked by or exhibiting sorrow, grief, or pain.
  2. (Archaic) Painful
  3. Very sorrowful or sad; mournful
Causing or tending to cause sadness or gloom:
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  1. Causing or tending to cause sadness or gloom:
  2. Feeling, showing, or expressing depression of the spirits; sad or dejected.
  3. Sad and depressed; gloomy
Gloomy or somber in tone, color, or portent:
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  1. Gloomy or somber in tone, color, or portent:
  2. Gloomy; dismal; sad; depressing
  3. Showing resentment and ill humor by morose, unsociable withdrawal
Very dangerous or harmful; grave or grievous:
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  1. Very dangerous or harmful; grave or grievous:
  2. Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
  3. Unsparing, harsh, or strict, as in treatment of others:
Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
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  1. Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
  2. Gloomy; dismal.
  3. Moody and melancholy; dejected.
(Obs.) Melancholy
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  1. (Obs.) Melancholy
  2. Bad-tempered, irritable, peevish, spiteful, etc.; spleenful
  3. Affected or marked by ill humor or irritability.
Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous:
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  1. Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous:
  2. Bitter and caustic in temper, manner, or speech
Spiteful; nasty:
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  1. Spiteful; nasty:
  2. Bad-tempered, irritable or malevolent
  3. Having a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition.
Brusque or stern in manner or appearance:
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  1. Brusque or stern in manner or appearance:
  2. Harsh and throaty; hoarse
  3. Rough or surly in manner or speech; brusquely rude
Tending to pervert.
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  1. Tending to pervert.
  2. That perverts or is marked by perversion
  3. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Having or showing a bad temper; quarrelsome; sullen; irritable
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  1. Having or showing a bad temper; quarrelsome; sullen; irritable
Gloomy; dismal; sullen
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  1. Gloomy; dismal; sullen
  2. Showing resentment or dissatisfaction by petulant or peevish withdrawal
  3. (Often derogatory) silent and withdrawn after being upset
Showing or filled with gloom:
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  1. Showing or filled with gloom:
  2. Causing gloom; dismal; depressing
  3. Affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy; dejected.
Having, resembling, or being a crust:
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  1. Having, resembling, or being a crust:
  2. Outspoken and surly. Used especially of older people.
  3. Rough and outspoken; not patient, kindly, or refined
In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
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  1. In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
  2. Tending to complain or grumble; peevish or grumpy.
Bad-tempered; sullenly rude; hostile and uncivil
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  1. Bad-tempered; sullenly rude; hostile and uncivil
  2. Threatening, menacing, gloomy.
  3. Threatening, as of weather conditions; ominous:
Cold and slow to change and react (refers to mood)
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  1. Cold and slow to change and react (refers to mood)
  2. Containing lead, or suffering from lead poisoning (saturnia)
  3. Gloomy, depressed, dull
  1. Rude, surly, ungracious
  2. (Of soil) difficult to till, lacking pliancy; unmanageable
  3. Difficult to work with, such as soil; intractable.
Difficult to handle:
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  1. Difficult to handle:
  2. Given to or marked by an ill-tempered nature, ill-tempered, cranky, surly, crabby.
  3. Note: Cantankerous is generally used to describe an unpleasant elderly person in a slightly pejorative manner. However, the term can be used to people in general, livestock, and machinery as well.
Difficult to understand; complicated.
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  1. Difficult to understand; complicated.
  2. (Of handwriting) Crowded together and difficult to read.
  3. Peevish; morose; cross
(Archaic) Causing harm; unfavorable
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  1. (Archaic) Causing harm; unfavorable
  2. Involving reciprocal actions, etc.
  3. Lying or passing crosswise; intersecting:
Likely to snap or bite, as a dog.
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  1. Likely to snap or bite, as a dog.
  2. Exhibiting irritation or impatience; curt; irascible.
  3. Cross or irritable, uncivil; sharp-tongued
Having a grain that is irregular or that runs across the longitudinal axis
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  1. Having a grain that is irregular or that runs across the longitudinal axis
  2. (Of timber) Having an irregular rather than a parallel grain.
  3. Alternative form of cross-grained.
Unpleasantly sharp or rough
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  1. Unpleasantly sharp or rough
  2. Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
  3. Severe, cruel, or exacting:
Marked by sternness or harshness; forbidding:
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  1. Marked by sternness or harshness; forbidding:
  2. (Scot.) Hard; stern; severe
  3. Sullen; gloomy; forbidding
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  1. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
  2. Very sad or dejected; hopeless; melancholy
  3. Morose or sullen
Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
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  1. Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
  2. Gloomy; dismal.
  3. Moody and melancholy; dejected.
Resulting from or indicating such a mood
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  1. Resulting from or indicating such a mood
  2. Subject to or characterized by gloomy, sullen moods or changes of mood
  3. Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood:
Melancholy or sullen.
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  1. Melancholy or sullen.
  2. Having or marked by a tendency to be bitter or sardonic:
  3. Gloomy, depressed, dull
Not having the correct or properly produced pitch:
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  1. Not having the correct or properly produced pitch:
  2. Displeased with something one formerly admired or liked; disenchanted:
  3. Bad-tempered and morose; peevish:
Gloomy; dismal; sullen
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  1. Gloomy; dismal; sullen
  2. Showing resentment or dissatisfaction by petulant or peevish withdrawal
  3. (Often derogatory) silent and withdrawn after being upset
Gloomy or somber in tone, color, or portent:
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  1. Gloomy or somber in tone, color, or portent:
  2. Showing a brooding ill humor or silent resentment; morose or sulky.
  3. Gloomy; dismal; sad; depressing
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