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Word: churlish

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


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::: plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
::: stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
::: historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
::: filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
::: piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
::: bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
::: philology - study of language or words
::: obfuscate - confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand
::: entity - real being