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Word: churlish

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

More Vocab Words

::: incinerate - burn to ashes
::: culprit - one guilty of a crime
::: herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
::: improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
::: alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
::: marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
::: virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
::: soothsayer - one who foretells the future
::: indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
::: capsize - (of a boat) turn over