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  • 141 anger — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. & v. See resentment.Ant., good nature, jollity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. wrath, rage, fury, passion, choler, temper, bad or ill temper, ire, indignation, acrimony, animosity, hostility, hatred,… …

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  • 142 annoy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. vex, tease, harass, disturb, molest, trouble, bother, irritate, pain, peeve (inf.). See malevolence. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. pester, irritate, harass, disturb; see bother 2 , 3 . See Synonym Study at… …

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  • 143 fume — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. chafe, fret, rage; smoke, reek. See excitability, resentment, heat, discontent. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. seethe, boil, sputter, simmer, smolder, stew, sizzle, quiver with rage, chafe, fret, bristle …

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  • 144 hurt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. damage, pain, ache, injury, wound, bruise, offense; loss, harm; distress, grief. v. ache, pain, throb; injure, wound; damage, harm; offend, distress, grieve, bruise. See malevolence, deterioration,… …

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  • 145 resentment — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Feeling of having been affronted Nouns 1. resentment, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, indignation, exasperation; pique, umbrage, huff, miff, soreness, dudgeon, acerbity, virulence, bitterness,… …

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  • 146 rub — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. buff, abrade, scour, polish; chafe, massage, stroke, graze; annoy, disturb. See friction, smoothness, discontent. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A rubbing action] Syn. massage, rubdown, brushing, stroke,… …

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  • 147 ruffle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. gather, shirr, crinkle, corrugate, plait; agitate, ripple, tousle, rumple, disarrange; vex, irritate. See agitation, excitement, disorder, roughness, fold. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. flounce, furbelow …

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  • 148 vex — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. tease, plague, harass, torment; roil, pique; fret, chafe, irritate, annoy, provoke, nettle. Informal, peeve, rile. See resentment, discontent. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To trouble] Syn. distress, worry,… …

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  • 149 chauffeur — {{11}}chauffeur (n.) 1899, originally a motorist, from Fr. chauffeur, lit. stoker, operator of a steam engine, French nickname for early motorists, from chauffer to heat, from O.Fr. chaufer to heat, warm up; to become hot (see CHAFE (Cf. chafe)) …

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  • 150 fret — I. v. a. 1. Rub, chafe, wear (by friction), abrade, fray, gall, wear away. 2. Vex, tease, irritate, gall, ruffle, provoke, nettle, affront, make angry. 3. Annoy, worry, weary, harass, wear. 4. Ripple, ruffle, agitate, roughen. 5. Wear, wear away …

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  • 151 worry — I. v. a. Tease, vex, plague, pain, harass, annoy, trouble, torment, pester, bother, bore, persecute, molest, harry, irritate, badger, fret, chafe, hector, infest, beset, gall, disturb, disquiet. II. v. n. (Colloq.) Fret, chafe, fidget, be vexed,… …

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  • 152 affront — n 1. insult, slight, slur, dig, barb, Sl. put down; abuse, contumely, contempt, disdain, scorn; derision, ridicule, mockery; vilification, impugnment, traducement, aspersion, calumniation, calumny, obloquy; maligning, defamation, denigration,… …

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  • 153 insult — v 1. affront, slight, Sl. put down, Sl. cut up, give offense to, disoblige; call names, Sl. rank out, fling dirt at, slap in the face, point at; denounce, decry, disparage, discredit, vilipend, depreciate, minimize; disdain, contemn, scout,… …

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  • 154 rub — v 1. massage, knead, embrocate; stroke, caress, fondle, pet, pat, palm; brush, graze; (all of horses) curry, currycomb, groom. 2. polish, buff, burnish, rub down, smooth; abrade, chafe, levigate, triturate; scour, scrub. 3.Often rub off or out… …

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  • 155 scrape — v 1. grate, rasp, file, scrape off; strip, decorticate, peel, skin, bark, husk, shuck, excoriate; grind, whet, sand, sandpaper, pumice; abrade, rub off, chafe, graze, scour, scrub; smooth, polish, burnish, buff. 2. scratch, scuff, mar, scar, Scot …

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  • 156 torment — v 1. agonize, excruciate, torture, rack, martyr, crucify; pain, hurt, scathe, lacerate, wring, put someone through the wringer; persecute, abuse, beat, Archaic. belabor. 2. anguish, distress, harrow, worry, trouble, disturb, Scot. fash; afflict,… …

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  • 157 bind — [[t]baɪnd[/t]] v. bound, bind•ing, n. 1) to fasten or secure with or as if with a band 2) to encircle with a band or ligature: to bind one s hair with a ribbon[/ex] 3) to bandage (often fol. by up): to bind up one s wounds[/ex] 4) to fix in place …

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  • 158 κνηστέον — one must chafe masc acc sg κνηστέον one must chafe neut nom/voc/acc sg …

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  • 159 ἀνατριπτέον — one must chafe masc acc sg ἀνατριπτέον one must chafe neut nom/voc/acc sg …

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  • 160 fret — [v1] worry, be annoyed affront, agonize, anguish, bleed, bother, brood, carp, carry a heavy load*, chafe, chagrin, distress oneself, eat one’s heart out*, fume, fuss, get into a dither*, grieve, lose sleep over*, mope*, pother*, stew, sweat it… …

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