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diseased

dɪˈziːzd

adjective

suffering from disease.

diseased trees

unhealthy,ill,sick,unwell,ailing,infirm,sickly,unsound,unwholesome,infected,septic,contaminated,blighted,rotten,bad,abnormal,crook,peccant

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culprits

ˈkʌlprɪt

noun

a person who is responsible for a crime or other misdeed.

the car’s front nearside door had been smashed in but the culprits had fled

guilty party,offender,wrongdoer,person responsible,criminal,malefactor,lawbreaker,felon,delinquent,reprobate,evil-doer,transgressor,sinner,baddie,bad guy,wrong ‘un,crook,crim,malfeasant,misfeasor,infractor,miscreant

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culprit

ˈkʌlprɪt

noun

a person who is responsible for a crime or other misdeed.

the car’s front nearside door had been smashed in but the culprits had fled

guilty party,offender,wrongdoer,person responsible,criminal,malefactor,lawbreaker,felon,delinquent,reprobate,evil-doer,transgressor,sinner,baddie,bad guy,wrong ‘un,crook,crim,malfeasant,misfeasor,infractor,miscreant

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criminals

ˈkrɪmɪn(ə)l

noun

a person who has committed a crime.

these men are dangerous criminals

lawbreaker,offender,villain,delinquent,malefactor,culprit,wrongdoer,transgressor,sinner,young offender,juvenile delinquent,felon,thief,robber,armed robber,burglar,housebreaker,shoplifter,mugger,rapist,fraudster,swindler,racketeer,gunman,gangster,outlaw,bandit,terrorist,bioterrorist,narco-terrorist,ecoterrorist,cyberterrorist,agroterrorist,yakuza,holdupper,crook,con,jailbird,(old) lag,lifer,baddie,crim,yardbird,yegg,lighty,tief,tea leaf,cracksman,malfeasant,misfeasor,infractor,miscreant,trespasser,trusty,transport,peculator,defalcator

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criminal

ˈkrɪmɪn(ə)l

noun

a person who has committed a crime.

these men are dangerous criminals

lawbreaker,offender,villain,delinquent,malefactor,culprit,wrongdoer,transgressor,sinner,young offender,juvenile delinquent,felon,thief,robber,armed robber,burglar,housebreaker,shoplifter,mugger,rapist,fraudster,swindler,racketeer,gunman,gangster,outlaw,bandit,terrorist,bioterrorist,narco-terrorist,ecoterrorist,cyberterrorist,agroterrorist,yakuza,holdupper,crook,con,jailbird,(old) lag,lifer,baddie,crim,yardbird,yegg,lighty,tief,tea leaf,cracksman,malfeasant,misfeasor,infractor,miscreant,trespasser,trusty,transport,peculator,defalcator

adjective

relating to crime.

they are charged with conspiracy to commit criminal damage

unlawful,illegal,against the law,illicit,illegitimate,lawbreaking,lawless,felonious,delinquent,culpable,villainous,nefarious,corrupt,fraudulent,indictable,punishable,actionable,unauthorized,unsanctioned,outlawed,banned,forbidden,interdicted,proscribed,wrong,bad,evil,wicked,iniquitous,crooked,shady,dirty,bent,dodgy,malfeasant

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chagrins

ˈʃaɡrɪn
ʃəˈɡrɪn

verb

feel distressed or humiliated.

he was chagrined when his friend poured scorn on him

annoyed,irritated,cross,angry,vexed,exasperated,irked,piqued,displeased,put out,fed up,disgruntled,in a bad mood,in a temper,testy,in high dudgeon,huffy,in a huff,resentful,aggrieved,furious,irate,infuriated,incensed,enraged,wrathful,choleric,aggravated,peeved,nettled,miffed,miffy,mad,riled,hacked off,peed off,hot under the collar,foaming at the mouth,browned off,cheesed off,brassed off,not best pleased,narked,ratty,shirty,eggy,teed off,ticked off,sore,bent out of shape,snaky,crook,vex,ireful,snuffy,wrath,pissed off,pissed

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chagrinning

ˈʃaɡrɪn
ʃəˈɡrɪn

verb

feel distressed or humiliated.

he was chagrined when his friend poured scorn on him

annoyed,irritated,cross,angry,vexed,exasperated,irked,piqued,displeased,put out,fed up,disgruntled,in a bad mood,in a temper,testy,in high dudgeon,huffy,in a huff,resentful,aggrieved,furious,irate,infuriated,incensed,enraged,wrathful,choleric,aggravated,peeved,nettled,miffed,miffy,mad,riled,hacked off,peed off,hot under the collar,foaming at the mouth,browned off,cheesed off,brassed off,not best pleased,narked,ratty,shirty,eggy,teed off,ticked off,sore,bent out of shape,snaky,crook,vex,ireful,snuffy,wrath,pissed off,pissed

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chagrinned

ˈʃaɡrɪn
ʃəˈɡrɪn

verb

feel distressed or humiliated.

he was chagrined when his friend poured scorn on him

annoyed,irritated,cross,angry,vexed,exasperated,irked,piqued,displeased,put out,fed up,disgruntled,in a bad mood,in a temper,testy,in high dudgeon,huffy,in a huff,resentful,aggrieved,furious,irate,infuriated,incensed,enraged,wrathful,choleric,aggravated,peeved,nettled,miffed,miffy,mad,riled,hacked off,peed off,hot under the collar,foaming at the mouth,browned off,cheesed off,brassed off,not best pleased,narked,ratty,shirty,eggy,teed off,ticked off,sore,bent out of shape,snaky,crook,vex,ireful,snuffy,wrath,pissed off,pissed

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chagrined

ˈʃaɡrɪn
ʃəˈɡrɪn

verb

feel distressed or humiliated.

he was chagrined when his friend poured scorn on him

annoyed,irritated,cross,angry,vexed,exasperated,irked,piqued,displeased,put out,fed up,disgruntled,in a bad mood,in a temper,testy,in high dudgeon,huffy,in a huff,resentful,aggrieved,furious,irate,infuriated,incensed,enraged,wrathful,choleric,aggravated,peeved,nettled,miffed,miffy,mad,riled,hacked off,peed off,hot under the collar,foaming at the mouth,browned off,cheesed off,brassed off,not best pleased,narked,ratty,shirty,eggy,teed off,ticked off,sore,bent out of shape,snaky,crook,vex,ireful,snuffy,wrath,pissed off,pissed

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bends

/bɛnd/

verb

Shape or force (something straight) into a curve or angle.

the wire has to be bent back tightly

curve,crook,make crooked,make curved,flex,angle,hook,bow,arc,arch,buckle,warp,contort,distort,deform

noun

A curve in a road, river, path, or racing circuit.

the van screeched round a bend

curve,turn,corner,kink,angle,arc,crescent,twist,crook,deviation,deflection,loop

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bending

/bɛnd/

verb

Shape or force (something straight) into a curve or angle.

the wire has to be bent back tightly

curve,crook,make crooked,make curved,flex,angle,hook,bow,arc,arch,buckle,warp,contort,distort,deform

noun

A curve in a road, river, path, or racing circuit.

the van screeched round a bend

curve,turn,corner,kink,angle,arc,crescent,twist,crook,deviation,deflection,loop

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bend

/bɛnd/

verb

Shape or force (something straight) into a curve or angle.

the rising wind bent the long grass

curve,crook,make crooked,make curved,flex,angle,hook,bow,arc,arch,buckle,warp,contort,distort,deform

noun

A curve, especially a sharp one, in a road, river, racecourse, or path.

the van screeched around a bend

curve,turn,corner,kink,angle,arc,crescent,twist,crook,deviation,deflection,loop

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ankuses

/ˈaŋkəs/

noun

A goad for elephants.

Bessie has white circular inactive ankus scars under her chin, on the neck, and dorsal areas.

prod,spiked stick,spike,staff,crook,pole,rod

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ankus

/ˈaŋkəs/

noun

A goad for elephants.

Bessie has white circular inactive ankus scars under her chin, on the neck, and dorsal areas.

prod,spiked stick,spike,staff,crook,pole,rod

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