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Word: churlish

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


More Vocab Words

::: magniloquent - boastful; pompous
::: wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
::: atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
::: devoid - empty; lacking
::: impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
::: expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
::: chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
::: renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
::: celerity - speed; rapidity
::: dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend