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im·pet·u·ous [imˈpeCH(o͞o)əs] ADJECTIVE acting or done quickly and without thought or care. “her friend was headstrong and impetuous” synonyms: impulsive · rash · hasty · overhasty · reckless · heedless · foolhardy

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rue [ro͞o] VERB bitterly regret (something one has done or allowed to happen). “Ferguson will rue the day he turned down that offer” synonyms: regret · be sorry about · feel apologetic/remorseful about

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The History Of Words Sunday

early 15c., “prompted by malice or ill-will, intending to mislead,” from Old French senestre, sinistre “contrary, false; unfavorable; to the left” (14c.), from Latin sinister “left, on the left side” (opposite of dexter), of uncertain origin. Continue reading

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pe·nu·ri·ous [pəˈn(y)o͝orēəs] ADJECTIVE formal extremely poor; poverty-stricken. “a penurious old tramp” synonyms: poor · as poor as a church mouse · poverty-stricken · destitute

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scha·den·freu·de [ˈSHädənˌfroidə] NOUN pleasure derived by someone from another person’s misfortune. “a business that thrives on schadenfreude” · [more] synonyms: delight · pleasure · happiness · joy · joyfulness · gladness · elation

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pug·na·cious [pəɡˈnāSHəs] ADJECTIVE eager or quick to argue, quarrel, or fight. “his public statements became increasingly pugnacious” synonyms: combative · aggressive · antagonistic · belligerent · bellicose · warlike

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