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belligerent (adj)
warlike
Wanna Fight?
bellum
My best friend is belligerent when I don't let her cheat off my tests.
irascible (adj)
easily angered
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ire
She is irascible when people don't listen to her.
volatile (adj)
explosive
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vola
The situation in the Middle East is volatile which must be handled with care.
rebuttal (n)
opposing response to an argument
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re
She delivered her rebuttal after the opponent made his remarks.
refute (v)
to disprove
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refutare
The judge found no evidence to refute your claim that the car is yours, so you get to keep it for now.
incite (v)
to urge into action
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citare
The rebels incited a revolt in the small city by convincing the citizens that their mayor was a crook.
pugnacious (adj)
quarrelsome
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pugnare
The pugnacious punk was happiest when his fists were pounding someone else's chin.
acrimony (n)
bitterness of feeling
acri
monia

Her toast was inappropriately acrimonious, and we could all tell that she had not forgiven her friend
appalling (adj)
shocking
palir
the way he yells at his wife is apalling, he treats her like she is his servent
cacophony (n)
harsh sounds
cacos
phon
how can this cacophony coming out of my son's room be today's popular music?
abysmal (adj)
extremely bad
The food at this hospital is abysmal! Is this bread or cardboard?
acrid (adj)
harsh smelling or tasting
acri
Don't inhale too much of this chemical; it is known to be quite acrid and can make you pass out
deplorable (adj)
worthy of reproach of censure
plorare
Although they claimed to love animals, the conditions at their run down shelter was deplorable