verb: flab·ber·gast To shock or surprise (someone) very much, astonish.
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adjective: can·tan·ker·ous [kan-ˈtaŋ-k(ə-)rəs] 1. Bad-tempered, argumentative, and uncooperative. 2. Often angry and annoyed.
noun: ox·y·mo·ron A combination of words that have opposite or very different meanings.
noun: mag·pie 1. A person who collects indiscriminately or chatters. 2. A long-tailed crow with boldly marked (or green) plumage and a raucous voice.
noun : ser·en·dip·i·ty 1. Good luck in making unexpected and fortunate discoveries. 2. A seeming gift for finding something good accidentally.
adjective: muhl-tuh-fair-ee-uh s 1. having many different parts, elements, forms, etc. 2. numerous and varied; greatly diverse or manifold: multifarious activities.
noun: scape·goat. A person who is blamed for the wrongdoings, mistakes, or faults of others, especially for reasons of expediency. (In the Bible) a goat sent into the wilderness after the Jewish chief priest had symbolically...
verb: quib·ble [kwib-uh l]. A slight objection or criticism. To evade the point of an argument by caviling about words