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Word: churlish

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


More Vocab Words

::: gamut - entire range
::: trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
::: giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
::: flair - talent
::: extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
::: meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
::: bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
::: enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
::: defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
::: pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art