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A state of vexation caused by a perceived slight or indignity; a feeling of wounded pride.
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  1. A state of vexation caused by a perceived slight or indignity; a feeling of wounded pride.
  2. In piquet, the right of the elder hand to count thirty in hand, or to play before the adversary counts one.
  3. Resentment at being slighted or disdained; ruffled pride
Anger aroused by something perceived as unjust, mean, or unworthy.
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  1. Anger aroused by something perceived as unjust, mean, or unworthy.
  2. Anger or scorn that is a reaction to injustice, ingratitude, or meanness; righteous anger
Something that causes resentment, anger, etc.
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  1. Something that causes resentment, anger, etc.
  2. The act of creating resentment, hurt feelings, displeasure, etc.
  3. The condition of being offended, esp. of feeling hurt, resentful, or angry; umbrage
That which displeases; cause of irritation or annoyance; offence; injury.
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  1. That which displeases; cause of irritation or annoyance; offence; injury.
  2. (Archaic) Discomfort, sorrow, trouble, etc.
  3. The fact or feeling of being displeased; dissatisfaction, disapproval, annoyance, etc.
A continuing and bitter hate or ill will; deep spite or malice
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  1. A continuing and bitter hate or ill will; deep spite or malice
  2. Bitter, long-lasting resentment; deep-seated ill will:
An attitude that informs one's actions; disposition or intention.
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  1. An attitude that informs one's actions; disposition or intention.
  2. A feeling of animosity; ill will.
  3. A feeling of strong ill will or hatred; animosity
  1. A strong natural dislike or hatred; antipathy.
  2. Hostility that results in active resistance, opposition, or contentiousness.
  3. The condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor:
Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
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  1. Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
  2. A wrong; harm:
  3. Mental suffering; anguish:
(Countable, astronomy, physics) Variation in an orbit due to the influence of external bodies
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  1. (Countable, astronomy, physics) Variation in an orbit due to the influence of external bodies
  2. A small change in a physical system, such as a variation in a planet's orbit resulting from the gravitational influence of other celestial bodies.
  3. Variation in a designated orbit, as of a planet, that results from the influence of one or more external bodies. Gravitational attraction between planets can cause perturbations and cause a planet to deviate from its expected orbit. Perturbations in Neptune's orbit led to the discovery of the object—Pluto—that was causing the perturbation. Perturbations in the orbits of stars have led to the discovery of planetary systems outside of our Solar system.
Bitterness or harshness of temper, manner, or speech; asperity
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  1. Bitterness or harshness of temper, manner, or speech; asperity
  2. Bitter, sharp animosity, especially as exhibited in speech or behavior.
A sour, astringent quality
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  1. A sour, astringent quality
  2. Sharpness, bitterness, or harshness of temper, words, etc.
  3. Sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone.
An increase in the severity of a disease or in any of its signs or symptoms.
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  1. An increase in the severity of a disease or in any of its signs or symptoms.
(Archaic) A semblance or shadowy appearance
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  1. (Archaic) A semblance or shadowy appearance
  2. Offense or resentment
  3. Foliage, considered as shade-giving
A deep-seated feeling of resentment or rancor:
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  1. A deep-seated feeling of resentment or rancor:
  2. A reason or cause for this
  3. A strong, continued feeling of hostility or ill will against someone over a real or fancied grievance
Desire for some advantage, quality, etc. that another has
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  1. Desire for some advantage, quality, etc. that another has
  2. A feeling of discontent and ill will because of another's advantages, possessions, etc.; resentful dislike of another who has something that one desires
  3. (Obs.) Ill will; spite
(Countable) A resentment towards someone for a perceived advantage or superiority they hold.
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  1. (Countable) A resentment towards someone for a perceived advantage or superiority they hold.
  2. An instance of this; jealous feeling
  3. (Archaic) A close concern for someone or something, solicitude, vigilance.
(--- Archaic) An instance of this; a grudge
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  1. (--- Archaic) An instance of this; a grudge
  2. (Obs.) Something annoying or irritating
  3. A mean or evil feeling toward another, characterized by the inclination to hurt, humiliate, annoy, frustrate, etc.; ill will; malice
Great anger, indignation, etc. aroused by such an act or offense
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  1. Great anger, indignation, etc. aroused by such an act or offense
  2. An act of extreme violence or viciousness:
  3. Something that is grossly offensive to decency, morality, or good taste:
Open acts of war; warfare
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  1. Open acts of war; warfare
  2. An expression of enmity and ill will; hostile act
  3. A feeling of enmity, ill will, unfriendliness, etc.; antagonism
Ill-disposed attitude; grudge; dislike.
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  1. Ill-disposed attitude; grudge; dislike.
  2. Alternative spelling of ill will.
  3. Unfriendly feeling; hostility; hate; malice
(Obs.) Pain or trouble
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  1. (Obs.) Pain or trouble
  2. A strong feeling of displeasure or hostility.
  3. A feeling of displeasure resulting from injury, mistreatment, opposition, etc., and usually showing itself in a desire to fight back at the supposed cause of this feeling
(Now chiefly dialectal) Iron.
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  1. (Now chiefly dialectal) Iron.
  2. Anger; wrath
(Law) Evil intent; state of mind shown by intention to do, or intentional doing of, something unlawful
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  1. (Law) Evil intent; state of mind shown by intention to do, or intentional doing of, something unlawful
  2. (Law) The intent to commit an unlawful act without justification or excuse.
  3. A desire to harm others or to see others suffer; extreme ill will or spite.
The condition of being vexed; annoyance:
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  1. The condition of being vexed; annoyance:
  2. Something that vexes; cause of annoyance or distress
  3. A source of irritation or annoyance:
The state of being exasperated; frustrated annoyance.
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  1. The state of being exasperated; frustrated annoyance.
  2. The act or an instance of exasperating.
  3. An exasperating or being exasperated; great irritation or annoyance
One of the four humors of ancient and medieval physiology, thought to cause anger and bad temper when present in excess; yellow bile.
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  1. One of the four humors of ancient and medieval physiology, thought to cause anger and bad temper when present in excess; yellow bile.
  2. (Now Rare) Anger or ill humor
  3. Anger; irritability.
A thing or person that annoys
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  1. A thing or person that annoys
  2. An annoying or being annoyed
  3. A cause of irritation or vexation; a nuisance.
The act of irritating:
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  1. The act of irritating:
  2. The fact or condition of being irritated
  3. The condition of being irritated; vexation:
A sensation that rankles.
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  1. A longing for better times or circumstances.
  2. A discontented person. (see also malcontent).
  3. A restless longing for better circumstances.
A sore on the skin, esp. of a horse's back, caused by rubbing or chafing
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  1. A sore on the skin, esp. of a horse's back, caused by rubbing or chafing
  2. An abnormal swelling of plant tissue, caused by injury or by parasitic organisms such as insects, mites, nematodes, and bacteria. Parasites stimulate the production of galls by secreting chemical irritants on or in the plant tissue. Galls stimulated by egg-laying parasites typically provide a protective environment in which the eggs can hatch and the pupae develop, and they usually do only minor damage to the host plant. Gall-stimulating fungi and microorganisms, such as the bacterium that causes crown gall, are generally considered to be plant diseases.
  3. Bitter feeling; rancor
Bitterness of temper; ill humor; irascibility.
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  1. Bitterness of temper; ill humor; irascibility.
  2. A bitter, alkaline, brownish-yellow or greenish-yellow fluid that is secreted by the liver, concentrated and stored in the gallbladder, and discharged into the duodenum of the small intestine. It helps in the digestion of fats and the neutralization of acids, such as the hydrochloric acid secreted by the stomach. Bile consists of salts, acids, cholesterol, lipids, pigments, and water. &diamf3; Bile salts help in the emulsification, digestion, and absorption of fats. &diamf3; Bile pigments are waste products formed by the breakdown of hemoglobin from old red blood cells.
  3. Bitterness; anger
(Archaic) A dagger with a hilt made of this wood.
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  1. (Archaic) A dagger with a hilt made of this wood.
  2. A feeling of anger or resentment (usually only in set terms, below).
  3. (Obsolete) A kind of wood used in making knife handles.
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  1. A surname​.
  2. A fit of anger or annoyance; a pique:
  3. A condition of smoldering anger or resentment
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  1. A small argument, quarrel.
  2. A trivial quarrel or fit of the sulks; tiff or huff
  3. A petty quarrel or argument; a tiff.
The act of creating resentment, hurt feelings, displeasure, etc.
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  1. The act of creating resentment, hurt feelings, displeasure, etc.
  2. The strategy, plays, etc. used in attempting to score against an opposing team
  3. Any violation of the law for which the judicial code demands there be a penalty, including misdemeanors and felonies. See also crime. Any violation of the law for which the judicial code demands there be a penalty, including misdemeanors and felonies. See also crime.
A state of vexation caused by a perceived slight or indignity; a feeling of wounded pride.
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  1. A state of vexation caused by a perceived slight or indignity; a feeling of wounded pride.
  2. In piquet, the right of the elder hand to count thirty in hand, or to play before the adversary counts one.
  3. A tightly woven fabric with various raised patterns, produced especially by a double warp.
Offense or resentment
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  1. Offense or resentment
  2. (Archaic) A semblance or shadowy appearance
  3. Foliage, considered as shade-giving
Bitterness or harshness of temper, manner, or speech; asperity
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  1. Bitterness or harshness of temper, manner, or speech; asperity
  2. Bitter, sharp animosity, especially as exhibited in speech or behavior.
(Countable) Something which embitters
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  1. (Countable) Something which embitters
  2. (Uncountable) The state of being embittered
A tumor on plant tissue caused by stimulation by fungi, insects, or bacteria: galls formed on oak trees have a high tannic acid content and are used commercially
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  1. A tumor on plant tissue caused by stimulation by fungi, insects, or bacteria: galls formed on oak trees have a high tannic acid content and are used commercially
  2. A skin sore caused by friction and abrasion:
  3. An abnormal swelling of plant tissue, caused by injury or by parasitic organisms such as insects, mites, nematodes, and bacteria. Parasites stimulate the production of galls by secreting chemical irritants on or in the plant tissue. Galls stimulated by egg-laying parasites typically provide a protective environment in which the eggs can hatch and the pupae develop, and they usually do only minor damage to the host plant. Gall-stimulating fungi and microorganisms, such as the bacterium that causes crown gall, are generally considered to be plant diseases.
A continuing and bitter hate or ill will; deep spite or malice
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  1. A continuing and bitter hate or ill will; deep spite or malice
  2. Bitter, long-lasting resentment; deep-seated ill will:
The characteristic of being resentful.
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  1. The characteristic of being resentful.
The relative infectiousness of a microorganism causing disease
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  1. The relative infectiousness of a microorganism causing disease
  2. A measure of how virulent a thing is
  3. Bitter animosity; venom; rancor
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