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Appraise

V. To determine the worth of; to estimate the monetary value of

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Belligerent

Adj. of warlike character; aggressively hostile, bellicose

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Contorted

Adj. twisted in a violent matter; distorted

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Crestfallen

Adj. dejected; dispirited; discouraged

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Douse

V. To pour a liquid over; drench

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Imperiously

Adj. domineering in a haughty matter; dictatorial; overbearing

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Jeer

N. To laugh at with contempt

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Monotonous

Adj. Dull, tedious, and repetitious; lacking in variety and interest

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Morose

Adj. gloomily or sullenly ill humored, as a person or mood

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Mottled

Verb used as adjective. Marked with spots or smears of color

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Pugnacious

Adj. eager or quick to argue, quarrel, or fight

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Recumbent

Adj. lying down; reclining; leaning; inactive; idle

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Reprehensible

Adj. deserving censure or condemnation; blameworthy

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Retort

V. To say something in answer to a remark or accusation, typically in a sharp, angry, or wittily incisive manner. N. A sharp, angry, or wittily incisive response

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Scoff

V. To speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way

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Snivel

V. To cry and sniffle

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Subside

V. To become less intense, violent, or severe

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Wisp

N. A small thin or twisted bunch, piece, or amount of something

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Writhe

V. To make continual twisting, squirming movements or contortions of the body

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Aloof

Adj. not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant