Nouns (15)
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hybridisation, hybridizing, interbreeding, cross, crossing, crossbreeding, hybridization
n. (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
cross, crossbreed, hybrid
n. (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"
cross
n. a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
Cross
n. a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
mark, cross, crisscross
n. a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
Verbs (22)
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hybridise, interbreed, hybridize, cross, crossbreed
v. breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed"
cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, cross, cover, track, traverse
v. travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
cross
v. meet and pass; "the trains crossed"
cross
v. trace a line through or across; "cross your `t'"
cross, intersect
v. meet at a point
sweep, span, traverse, cross
v. to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"
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Adjectives (12)
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ill-tempered, bad-tempered, crabby, crabbed, grumpy, grouchy, fussy, cross
adj. annoyed and irritable
cross, thwartwise, transversal, transverse
adj. extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis; "cross members should be all steel"; "from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully"; "transversal vibrations"; "transverse colon"
Fuzzynyms (34)
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cur
n. a cowardly and despicable person
weight
n. an artifact that is heavy
millstone
n. any load that is difficult to carry
tattoo
n. a design on the skin made by tattooing
tune
n. the adjustment of a radio receiver or other circuit to a required frequency
half-breed
n. an offensive term for an offspring of parents of different races (especially of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry)
talk terms, negociate, negotiate
v. discuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the sale of the house"
conjoin, join
v. make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
bridge
v. make a bridge across; "bridge a river"
link up, tie, link, connect
v. connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
cut
v. make an abrupt change of image or sound; "cut from one scene to another"
cut
v. make an abrupt change of image or sound; "cut from one scene to another"
navigate
v. travel by boat propelled by wind or by other means; "The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"
journey, travel
v. travel upon or across; "travel the oceans"
centre, center
v. move into the center; "That vase in the picture is not centered"
bridge
v. cross over on a bridge
converge
v. move or draw together at a certain location; "The crowd converged on the movie star"
disagreeable
adj. unpleasant to interact with; "a disagreeable old man"
whiny, whiney, querulous, fretful
adj. habitually complaining; "a whiny child"
churlish
adj. having a bad disposition; surly; "churlish as a bear"- Shakespeare
offensive
adj. unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"
obnoxious, objectionable
adj. causing disapproval or protest; "a vulgar and objectionable person"
Synonyms (57)
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litigious
adj. of or relating to litigation
atrabilious, liverish, dyspeptic, bilious
adj. irritable as if suffering from indigestion
snappy, snappish
adj. apt to speak irritably; "a snappish tone of voice"
ornery, crotchety, cantankerous
adj. having a difficult and contrary disposition; "a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers
short-tempered, quick-tempered, hot-tempered, hotheaded, irascible, choleric
adj. quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"
pettish, techy, tetchy, testy, scratchy, petulant, peckish, peevish, nettlesome, irritable, fractious, cranky
adj. easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
ill-humoured, ill-humored, gruff, curmudgeonly, crusty
adj. brusque and surly and forbidding; "crusty remarks"; "a crusty old man"; "his curmudgeonly temper"; "gruff manner"; "a gruff reply"
saturnine, morose, moody, glum, glowering, dour, dark, sullen, sour
adj. showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"
touchy, feisty
adj. quick to take offense
huffish, sulky
adj. sullen or moody
misanthropical, misanthropic
adj. hating mankind in general
misogynistic, misogynous
adj. hating women in particular
shirty, snorty
adj. (British informal) ill-tempered or annoyed
nagging, shrewish
adj. continually complaining or faultfinding; "a shrewish wife"; "nagging parents"
ugly, surly
adj. inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace; "a surly waiter"; "an ugly frame of mind"
trans
adj. across or crossing or on the opposite side
Antonyms (5)
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uncross
v. change from a crossed to an uncrossed position; "She uncrossed her legs"
agreeable
adj. conforming to your own liking or feelings or nature; "Is the plan agreeable to you?"; "he's an agreeable fellow"; "My idea of an agreeable person...is a person who agrees with me"- Disraeli; "an agreeable manner"
good-humoured, good-humored, amiable
adj. disposed to please; "an amiable villain with a cocky sidelong grin"- Hal Hinson
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