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abrasive
(adj.) cauing irritation; harsh, grinding or wearing down; (n.) a substance used to smooth or polish
chafing, grating, rasping, erosive
acclimate
to adapt to a new climate, environment, or situation
accustom, learn the ropes
chagrin
(n.) irritation or humiliation caused by disappointment or frustration; (v.) to cause such a feeling
vextion, mortification; (v.) abash, mortify
complacent
self-satisfied; overly content
smug, please with oneself
concur
to express agreement, approve
agree, assent, ratify, sanction
defamation
slander or libel
vilification, calumny, mudslinging
explicate
to make plain or clear, explain; to interpret
clarify, elucidate, untangle, spell out
fracas
a noisy quarrel or brawl
row, altercation, rhubarb, brouhaha
grotesque
unnatural, distorted; bizzare
fantastic, outlandish, ugly, deformed
pandemonium
a wild uproar, din, or commotion
chaos, tumult, bedlam, three-ring circus
raucous
disagreeably harsh-sounding; disorderly
boisterous, clamorous, strident