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SYN
chafing, grating, rasping, erosive
Abrasive
causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down; (n.) a substance used to smooth or polish
SYN to grow accustomed, learn the ropes
acclimate
to adapt to a new climate, environment, or situation
(syn.)- vexation, mortification; to abash, mortify
chagrin
irritation or humiliation caused by disappointment or frustration; (v.) to cause such a feeling
(syn.)- smug, self-satisfied, pleased with oneself
complacent
self- satisfied; overly confident
(syn.)- to agree, assent; to ratify, sanction
concur
to express agreement, approve
(syn.)-vilification, calumny, mudslinging
defamation
slander or libel
(syn.)- to clarify, elucidate, untangle, spell out
explicate
to make plain or clear, explain; to interpret
(syn.)- a row, altercation, rhubarb, brouhaha
fracas
a noisy quarrel or brawl
(syn.)- fantastic, outlandish; ugly, deformed
grotesque
unnatural, distorted; bizarre
(syn.)- chaos, tumult, bedlam, a three-ring circus
pandemonium
a wild uproar, din or commotion
syn.)- taciturn, closemouthed, tight-lipped
Raucous
(syn.)- delectable, flavorful, aromatic, piquant
Receptive