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damnable

adjective uk   us   /ˈdæm.nə.bl̩/ old-fashioned informal
very annoying: This damnable car! It just won't start on cold mornings!
damnably
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
Translations of “damnable”
in Chinese (Traditional) 可惡的,該死的,討厭的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可恶的,该死的,讨厌的…
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