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Word: churlish

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


More Vocab Words

::: codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
::: eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
::: dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
::: willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
::: chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
::: impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
::: hermitage - home of a hermit
::: overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
::: motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
::: venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come