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Word: churlish

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


More Vocab Words

::: negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
::: slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
::: imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
::: corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
::: simplistic - oversimplified
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
::: onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
::: insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
::: resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
::: bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous