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  • vixenishness — noun The state or condition of being vixenish …   Wiktionary

  • vixenishness — vix·en·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • vixenishness — vix·en (vĭk’sən) n. 1) A female fox. 2) A woman regarded as quarrelsome or ill tempered. ╂ [From dialectal alteration of Middle English fixen, from Old English fyxe.] vix’en·ish adj. vix’en·ish·ly adv. vix’en·ish·ness n. Word History: In the… …   Word Histories

  • vixenishness — noun see vixenish …   Useful english dictionary

  • fretfulness — Synonyms and related words: anxiety, breathless impatience, chafing, disquietude, eagerness, excitement, fretting, haste, impatience, impatientness, impetuousness, lather, peevishness, pettishness, petulance, petulancy, querulousness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • petulance — Synonyms and related words: Faustianism, arbitrariness, beef, beefing, bellyache, bellyaching, bitch, bitching, caprice, capriciousness, cold comfort, complaining, complaint, crankiness, crotchetiness, destructive criticism, disappointment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • vixen — /ˈvɪksən / (say viksuhn) noun 1. a female fox. 2. an ill tempered or quarrelsome woman; a spitfire. {Southern British dialect, variant of Middle English fixen female fox, from Old English fyxe} –vixenish, vixenly, adjective –vixenishly, adverb… …   Australian English dictionary

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