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shrewish

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshrewishshrew‧ish /ˈʃruːɪʃ/ adjective old use 🔊 🔊 ARGUEa shrewish woman is one who always argues and disagrees with people
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shrewishHer anger grew and with it she became shrewish.Their decision to screen live matches regularly on Monday nights was greeted with a mixture of sour grapes and shrewish dismay.But her shoulder nagged at her, shrewish pain claiming all her attention.He'd been right when he'd said she was shrewish, though she'd never suffered from the malady before.
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