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Vocabulary: aggressiveness and hostility
If you simply cast a look at the pictures in this lesson, you'll soon notice that we are dealing with negative feelings just as we did, studying ANGER in test. Let's hope you won't need such violent vocabulary too often!
unfriendly to jeer
|Unfriendly||: not friendly|
|Spiteful/ malicious||: showing malice, malevolent, spiteful|
|Spitefulness/ malice||: a desire to inflict harm to others|
|Rancour||: hostility, spite|
|Grudge||: feeling of ill will or resentment|
|Resentment||: displeasure or anger because of a wrong.|
|To resent something||: feeling you're insulted or wronged|
|Animosity towards||: strong hostility or antagonism|
FALSE FRIEND: mischievous: teasing, playfully annoying // mischievousness.
- To bear somebody a grudge for something: to resent something.
- To be resentful of something: feeling displeasure because of a wrong.
- There'll be some aggro: aggressiveness, trouble, agitation.
- To threaten somebody with something: to menace.
Resentment is a poison...
|Hostile to/ hostility|
A threat/ a menace
|To threaten||: to menace|
|To insult somebody||: to speak insultingly|
|To abuse somebody||: to treat in a harmful way|
|Abusive||: coarse language or maltreatment|
|A swearword/ an oath/ a curse||: a taboo insulting word or phrase|
|To curse somebody/ something||: to wish or evoke evil|
|To swear at somebody||: to use obscene or profane language|
To snap at somebody
To bite somebody's head off
|: to become unable to control oneself|
To scoff at somebody
To poke fun at somebody
To mock somebody
|: to treat with ridicule or contempt|
|Mockery||: contempt or derision|
|Ridicule/ to ridicule||: make fun of|
To jeer at somebody
To gibe at somebody
To sneer at somebody
|: to utter mocking words|
|A jeer/ a gibe/ a sneer||: mocking words|
|An enemy/ a foe||: a hostile opponent|
|An opponent||: an adversary|
Let's always try to keep control... It's become more and more important.
I hope the following test will keep you in good temper! Thanks for your work!
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