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irritable

view main entry for irritable adjective  /ˈɪrɪtəb(ə)l/
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irritability

  /ˌɪrɪtəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]
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irritably

adverb

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bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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