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Word: churlish

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


More Vocab Words

::: jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
::: vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
::: negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
::: ensue - follow (as a result)
::: colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
::: quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
::: polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
::: spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
::: mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
::: lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder