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ornery

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishorneryor‧ne‧ry /ˈɔːnəri $ ˈɔːr-/ adjective American English 🔊 🔊 BAD-TEMPEREDbehaving in an unreasonable and often angry way, especially by doing the opposite of what people want you to do 🔊 an ornery kid
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orneryan ornery 10-year-oldThe senators were ornery and independent.
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