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waspish

adjective uk   /ˈwɒs.pɪʃ/ us    /ˈwɑː.spɪʃ/ disapproving
likely to make sharp, slightly cruel remarks; having a slightly angry and unpleasant manner: She had a waspish tongue which could hurt.Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
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