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Search phrase: quarrelsome

Plays

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As You Like ItAYL V.iv.78Countercheck Quarrelsome: and so to Lie Circumstantialcounter-checke quarrelsome: and so ro lye circumstantiall,
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.92Quarrelsome; the sixth, the Lie with Circumstance;quarrelsome: the sixt, the Lye with circumstance:
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.ii.13My master is grown quarrelsome. I should knock you first,My Mr is growne quarrelsome: / I should knocke you first,

Glossary

 10 result(s).
contentioushostile, belligerent, quarrelsome
currishmean-spirited, snarling, quarrelsome
curstbad-tempered, quarrelsome, shrewish, cross
dissentiousquarrelsome, argumentative, fractious
litigiousquarrelsome, contentious, marred by disputes
quarrelousquarrelsome, argumentative, cantankerous
scamblingcontentious, rough, quarrelsome, turbulent
squarerbrawler, swaggerer, quarrelsome person
unpeaceablequarrelsome, contentious, noisily argumentative
wranglingquarrelsome, disputatious, argumentative

Thesaurus

 10 result(s).
quarrelsomedissentious
quarrelsomecontentious
quarrelsomecurst
quarrelsomeunpeaceable
quarrelsomequarrelous
quarrelsomecurrish
quarrelsomewrangling
quarrelsomelitigious
quarrelsomescambling
quarrelsome personsquarer
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