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adj. - Irritable as if suffering from indigestion..

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Usage examples (31)
  • Captain Aubrey's steward was an ill-faced, ill-tempered, meagre, atrabilious, shrewish man who kept his officer's uniform, equipment and silver in a state of exact,...
  • Nor heed the frown or looks cast down of atrabilious friars,
  • Which makes what he said an atrabilious ranting I learned that word today HeHe.
  • Foreigners and long-haired √¶sthetes were one and the same thing to my atrabilious instructor.
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