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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchurlishchurl‧ish /ˈtʃɜːlɪʃ $ ˈtʃɜːr-/ adjective  BAD AT formal not polite or friendly It seemed churlish to refuse his invitation.
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churlishRecollecting his churlish behaviour, Isabel wondered how she could be attracted to such a man even for a moment.Is it not churlish that Labour Members have not welcomed any of those orders?It would be churlish to complain about these gorgeous films.It would be churlish to refuse you.She was offering them cups of tea and it was churlish to refuse.It felt churlish to tell him that I was in a hurry, that the coffee would have to be quick.
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