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quarrelsome

quar·rel·some

quarrelsome

pronunciation:
kwaw rl sm [or] kwa rl sm
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part of speech: adjective
definition: tending to quarrel easily or frequently; bad-tempered; argumentative.
synonyms:
argumentative, bad-tempered, contentious, disputatious
antonyms:
good-natured, peaceable
similar words:
bellicose, belligerent, cantankerous, combative, controversial, fractious, hotheaded, ill-natured, litigious, pugnacious, truculent, turbulent
derivations: quarrelsomely (adv.), quarrelsomeness (n.)
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