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wroth (roth) adjective
[From Middle Middle English, from Old English wrath. Ultimately from Indo-European root wer- (to turn or bend) that is also the progenitor of words such as wring, weird, writhe, worth, revert, and universe.]
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"The movie has taken some flak for ethnic stereotyping... I can't wax too wroth, though, since the 'victims' themselves do most of the stereotyping." Ben Steelman; Harmless 'Shark Tale' Moves Along Swimmingly; Morning Star (Wilmington, North Carolina); Oct 2, 2004.
"Humans said to their PDAs, 'Heat my house, for I am on my way home... Get my broker out of the shower, or the flushing place, and tell him that I am wroth!'" Christopher Buckley; Wireless Shrugged; Time (New York); May 29, 2000.
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The most perfect technique is that which is not noticed at all. -Pablo Casals, cellist, conductor, and composer (1876-1973)
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