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Word: churlish

Definition: boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo


More Vocab Words

::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: gaudy - flashy; showy
::: claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
::: sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
::: abysmal - bottomless
::: ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
::: disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
::: impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
::: subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
::: gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous