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difficult or irritating to deal with

The meaning of the word cantankerous is difficult or irritating to deal with.

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unctionthe act of anointing as a rite of consecration or healing
exemptfree or released from some liability or requirement to which others are subject
commemorativeintended as a commemoration
stereotypeto make a stereotype from
aversiona feeling of repugnance toward something with a desire to avoid or turn from it
fracasa noisy quarrel : brawl
tarryto delay or be tardy in acting or doing
apothegma short, pithy, and instructive saying or formulation : aphorism
anemiaa condition in which the blood is deficient in red blood cells, in hemoglobin, or in total volume
resentmenta feeling of indignant displeasure or persistent ill will at something regarded as a wrong, insult, or injury