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catty

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a unit of weight, used esp in China, equal to about one and a half pounds or about 0.67 kilogram
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I'd expected cattiness but we're all the best of friends really" LAUREN NICOLE PLATT
Drunk Maggie, big-boobed Meghan, the cattiness and ruthless tale-telling and, best of all, bunny-boiling, insanely jealous Prince Harry-obsessive Kelley, called by Maggie "a psychotic stage-five clinger".
She didn't know where the cattiness in her tone was coming from, or more importantly--why, but she made no effort in hiding it.
It's an interesting piece, but reactions have ranged from indifference to disdain to yes, extreme cattiness from women who should know better.
I think it works really well, just because it stops there being any rumours about bitchiness or cattiness," says the 45-year-old, whose grandparents hail from Maesteg.
Corso mentions another exception: "Nor have I anything against tradition; if there is one poet I love writing today it's Robert Lowell; but the world goes and its cattiness of who to love and who not to love, will make impossible, let's say, a meeting and a love between he and Ginsberg, whereas they both have that SOUL.
8) More often, however, the narrator's structuring interest is put to a more pointed use: a narratological cattiness that takes Scarlett as its main target.
The ribald stories sashay forth with nostalgia and cattiness that is uproariously entertaining.
The Paradise Dance Academy sees its fair share of cattiness and rivalry among students, reminiscent of competition shows.
People (ladies) are just happy to be there, and maybe I'm wrong but there didn't seem to be the kind of cattiness (if any) that I had experienced at similar events in different parts of the UK
An indication that the venom and cattiness was not simply one way came when Guinness recalled a clash in 1983, when Olivier either failed or feigned not to recognise his wife at a party.
Karen also appreciates the friend" ships she has with her GLAMOROUSco-presenters, and insisted: "Thereis no rivalry or cattiness at all.