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Word: churlish

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


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::: insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
::: rabble - mob; noisy crowd
::: vicar - parish priest; representative
::: consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
::: stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
::: taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
::: animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
::: imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
::: fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.
::: aloft - upward; high up in the air