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1

1. quick to anger;
2. hot-tempered

Irascible

2

1. to answer quickly; 2. to reply
with a prompt argument;
(noun) a fast or witty response

Retort

3

lively; quick; active

Brisk

4

1. a heavy thread used for
knitting and weaving; 2. a story of
adventure

Yarn

5

(noun) someone who lives apart from
others;
(adjective) apart from others; solitary

Recluse

6

1. believable; trustworthy;
2. reliable

Credible

7

decorated with grooves

Fluted

8

1. a sudden, sharp pain; 2. a
sudden emotional pain

Twinge

9

to repeat

Reiterate

10

1. agreeable and friendly;
2. good-natured

Amiable

11

fierce anger or rage

Fury

12

strong winds

Gale

13

passage over, across, or through

Transit

14

brightly colored, guady

Garish

15

an instance of turning to
someone or something for help

Recourse

16

1. ready to fight;
angry; 2. at war

Belligerent

17

a model of excellence

Paragon

18

(noun) a hidden supply of something
stored for future use;
(verb) to gather by saving or hiding

Hoarded

19

(verb) to make a constant dull
humming sound;
(noun) 1. a dull humming sound;
2. a male bee


Drone

20

1. to lessen; 2. to take away a
good part of something

Detracted



21

gentle or harmless

Benign

22

of only moderate quality; not very good.

Mediocre

23

speaking with a steady
flow of words; talkative

Voluble

24

to set aside for a special
purpose

Allocate

25

having or displaying a passionate intensity

Fervent