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chur lish

  • s  rude and boorish
  • s  having a bad disposition; surly
    churlish as a bear"- Shakespeare

  • HONG KONG It would be churlish to criticize President Obamas Cairo address to the Muslim world.
  • But its churlish to point out all the antecedents.
  • The term is a favorite of churlish commentators, who use it to mock architects whose increasingly flamboyant buildings, in their minds, are more about fashion and money than .

  • Duncan McNeil in Buckingham Today
    Labour MSP Duncan McNeil said: "We don't want to be churlish on a day like this, but today is a Parliament occasion and it is important that the integrity is held. I think there was, across the parties and observers,"
  • Bob Rae in The Barrie Examiner
    Still, Liberal foreign affairs critic Bob Rae said: "It would be churlish for us to suggest the government hasn't come a very long way in adopting our motion."

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