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Moving in jumps, jerks, or abrupt variations
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  1. Moving in jumps, jerks, or abrupt variations
  2. Characterized by fitful, jerky movements.
  3. Nervous and excited.
Characterized by or showing emotional tension, restlessness, agitation, etc.
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  1. Characterized by or showing emotional tension, restlessness, agitation, etc.
  2. Characterized by or having a disordered state of the nerves
  3. Marked by or having a feeling of unease or apprehension:
  1. Impatient under delay, duress, or control.
  2. Refusing to move. Used of a horse or other animal.
  3. Nervous or impatient under pressure or restraint; restless; unsettled
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  1. Unable to relax; fidgety or restless
  2. Having or showing a tendency to fret; irritable and discontented; peevish
  3. Inclined to be vexed or troubled; peevish.
Creating unnecessary fuss.
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  1. Creating unnecessary fuss.
  2. Having, or pertaining to, a tendency to fidget.
  3. Nervous; uneasy
  1. Easily scared or startled; timid.
  2. Moving quickly and lightly; lively.
  3. Restlessly active or nervous; restive.
In the state of having a fever, to have an elevated body temperature.
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  1. In the state of having a fever, to have an elevated body temperature.
  2. Marked by intense agitation, emotion, or activity:
  3. Filled with excess energy.
Always alert or active; never resting:
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  1. Always alert or active; never resting:
  2. Characterized by an absence of sleep.
  3. Constantly moving, active, or alert
Irregular; unsteady; characterized by fits.
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  1. Irregular; unsteady; characterized by fits.
  2. Characterized by irregular or intermittent activity, impulses, etc.; spasmodic; restless
Being or resulting from being emotionally or mentally troubled:
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  1. Being or resulting from being emotionally or mentally troubled:
  2. Mentally or emotionally upset or unbalanced
  3. Unsettled, broken up, or altered in structure or function:
Characterized by unrest or disorder; turbulent.
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  1. Characterized by unrest or disorder; turbulent.
  2. Uneasy and restless; unable to settle.
  3. Anxious; uneasy
Affording no ease or reassurance:
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  1. Affording no ease or reassurance:
  2. Lacking a sense of security; anxious or apprehensive:
  3. Causing constraint or awkwardness:
Not determined or resolved:
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  1. Not determined or resolved:
  2. Likely to change or vary; variable:
  3. Not fixed or established:
Unable to wait patiently or tolerate delay; restless.
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  1. Unable to wait patiently or tolerate delay; restless.
  2. Feeling or showing a lack of patience
  3. Expressing or produced by impatience:
Shaken; perturbed; excited
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  1. Shaken; perturbed; excited
Confused, befuddled, in a state of panic by having become overwrought with confusion.
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  1. Confused, befuddled, in a state of panic by having become overwrought with confusion.
Marked by trembling, quivering, or shaking:
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  1. Marked by trembling, quivering, or shaking:
  2. Marked by or showing trembling or quivering
  3. Marked by a rapid varying between pitches or tones:
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  1. Nervy, jumpy, on edge
  2. Marked by jittering movements:
  3. Having or feeling nervous unease:
Restless or impatient; fidgety:
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  1. Restless or impatient; fidgety:
  2. Nervous; apprehensive:
Unsettled, broken up, or altered in structure or function:
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  1. Unsettled, broken up, or altered in structure or function:
  2. Mentally or emotionally upset or unbalanced
  3. Being or resulting from being emotionally or mentally troubled:
Affording no ease or reassurance:
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  1. Affording no ease or reassurance:
  2. Awkward or unsure in manner; constrained:
  3. Lacking a sense of security; anxious or apprehensive:
Eagerly wishing
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  1. Eagerly wishing
  2. Attended with, showing, or causing anxiety:
  3. Uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter; worried.
Of or pertaining to discontent.
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  1. Of or pertaining to discontent.
  2. Restlessly unhappy; malcontent.
  3. Experiencing discontent, dissatisfaction.
Irritated, distressed, or annoyed:
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  1. Irritated, distressed, or annoyed:
  2. Persistently unresolved or much debated:
  3. Much debated, discussed or disputed
(Physics) Being at an energy level higher than the ground state.
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  1. (Physics) Being at an energy level higher than the ground state.
  2. Emotionally aroused; agitated
Shaken; perturbed; excited
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  1. Shaken; perturbed; excited
Having a menacing aspect; threatening:
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  1. Having a menacing aspect; threatening:
  2. Indicative of or resulting from anger:
  3. Feeling or showing anger; incensed or enraged:
Resentful and rebellious, especially against authority.
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  1. Resentful and rebellious, especially against authority.
  2. Alienated or estranged, often with hostile effect; rebellious, resentful; disloyal.
Having become a stranger, of one who formerly was close, as a relative, friend, lover, or spouse.
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  1. Having become a stranger, of one who formerly was close, as a relative, friend, lover, or spouse.
  2. Living apart because no longer in a loving or amicable relationship
Inclined to resent, who tends to harbor resentment, when wronged.
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  1. Inclined to resent, who tends to harbor resentment, when wronged.
  2. Feeling or showing resentment
  3. Full of, characterized by, or inclined to feel indignant ill will.
Showing or characterized by obstinate resistance to authority or control:
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  1. Showing or characterized by obstinate resistance to authority or control:
  2. Having a high melting point. Ceramics that are made from clay and minerals are often refractory, as are metal oxides and carbides. Refractory materials are often used as liners in furnaces.
  3. Difficult to melt or work; resistant to heat:
Resistant to chemical decomposition; decomposing extremely slowly.
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  1. Resistant to chemical decomposition; decomposing extremely slowly.
  2. Refusing to obey authority, custom, regulation, etc.; stubbornly defiant
  3. Difficult to manage or deal with:
Having a peevish nature; cranky.
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  1. Having a peevish nature; cranky.
  2. Given to troublemaking
  3. Hard to manage; unruly; rebellious; refractory
  1. Contumacious
  2. Not submissive to authority:
  3. Not submitting to authority; intractable, insolent, disobedient, etc.
Obstinately resisting authority; insubordinate; disobedient
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  1. Obstinately resisting authority; insubordinate; disobedient
  2. Obstinately disobedient or rebellious; insubordinate.
Characterized by or resulting from willful opposition or resistance to what is right, expected, or reasonable:
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  1. Characterized by or resulting from willful opposition or resistance to what is right, expected, or reasonable:
  2. Deviating from what is considered right or good; wrong, improper, etc. or corrupt, wicked, etc.; specif., sexually perverted
  3. Willfully opposing or resisting what is right, expected, or reasonable:
Passing quickly or soon; fleeting; ephemeral
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  1. Passing quickly or soon; fleeting; ephemeral
  2. Passing away with time; not permanent; temporary; transitory
That which wanders.
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  1. That which wanders.
  2. That wanders; moving from place to place; roaming, roving, straying, etc.
  3. Nomadic
  1. Experiencing discontent, dissatisfaction.
  2. Not contented; wanting something more or different
  3. Of or pertaining to discontent.
Not in a state of order or calmness; disturbed:
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  1. Not in a state of order or calmness; disturbed:
  2. Uncertain or doubtful:
  3. Not determined or resolved:
Of, or relating to nomads.
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  1. Of, or relating to nomads.
  2. Leading a wandering life with no fixed abode; peripatetic, itinerant.
  3. Of, characteristic of, or like nomads or their way of life
Free to go wherever one likes or to do as one likes
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  1. Free to go wherever one likes or to do as one likes
Of the philosophy or the followers of Aristotle, who walked about in the Lyceum while he was teaching
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  1. Of the philosophy or the followers of Aristotle, who walked about in the Lyceum while he was teaching
  2. Of or relating to the philosophy or teaching methods of Aristotle, who conducted discussions while walking about in the Lyceum of ancient Athens.
  3. Walking or moving about; not staying in one place; itinerant
Traveling from place to place, especially to perform work or a duty:
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  1. Traveling from place to place, especially to perform work or a duty:
Changing or capable of changing position:
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  1. Changing or capable of changing position:
  2. Involving a motor vehicle in motion:
  3. (no comparative or superlative) That moves or move.
Lengthy and digressive:
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  1. Lengthy and digressive:
  2. Often or habitually roaming; wandering.
  3. Extended over an irregular area; sprawling:
Causing constraint or awkwardness:
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  1. Causing constraint or awkwardness:
  2. Awkward or unsure in manner; constrained:
  3. Affording no ease or reassurance:
Emotionally or mentally restless or uneasy.
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  1. Emotionally or mentally restless or uneasy.
  2. Uneasy and restless; unable to settle.
  3. Anxious; uneasy
Likely to change or vary; variable:
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  1. Likely to change or vary; variable:
  2. Uncertain or doubtful:
  3. Not determined or resolved:
Daring, provocative, or trend-setting:
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  1. Daring, provocative, or trend-setting:
  2. (Informal) Innovative, daring, unconventional, etc.
  3. Nervous or irritable:
Having, or pertaining to, a tendency to fidget.
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  1. Having, or pertaining to, a tendency to fidget.
  2. Creating unnecessary fuss.
  3. Nervous; uneasy
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  1. Nervy, jumpy, on edge
  2. Marked by jittering movements:
  3. Having or feeling nervous unease:
Moving in jumps, jerks, or abrupt variations
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  1. Moving in jumps, jerks, or abrupt variations
  2. Characterized by fitful, jerky movements.
  3. Nervous or apprehensive
Characterized by or having a disordered state of the nerves
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  1. Characterized by or having a disordered state of the nerves
  2. Of the nerves
  3. Marked by or having a feeling of unease or apprehension:
Hard to control; unruly; refractory
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  1. Hard to control; unruly; refractory
  2. Impatient under delay, duress, or control.
  3. Nervous or impatient under pressure or restraint; restless; unsettled
Easily frightened; jumpy
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  1. Easily frightened; jumpy
  2. Moving quickly and lightly; lively.
  3. Restlessly active or nervous; restive.
(Linguistics) Enunciated with taut muscles, as the sound (ē) in keen.
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  1. (Linguistics) Enunciated with taut muscles, as the sound (ē) in keen.
  2. In a state of nervous tension or mental strain:
  3. Causing or characterized by nervous tension or mental strain:
(Figuratively) irritable, cranky
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  1. (Figuratively) irritable, cranky
  2. Characterized by jerky or spasmodic motion:
  3. Nervous; jittery.
Rigidly conventional, as in manners, opinions, and tastes:
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  1. Rigidly conventional, as in manners, opinions, and tastes:
  2. Tense; nervous:
  3. Very tense, nervous, anxious, etc.
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