churlishly


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churl·ish

 (chûr′lĭsh)
adj.
1. Having a bad disposition; surly: "as valiant as the lion, churlish as the bear" (Shakespeare).
2. Archaic Of, like, or befitting a churl; boorish or vulgar.
3. Archaic Difficult to work with; intractable. Used as of soil.

churl′ish·ly adv.
churl′ish·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.churlishly - in a churlish manner; "the store owner treated his customers churlishly"
Translations

churlishly

[ˈtʃɜːlɪʃlɪ] ADV (= rudely) → groseramente, sin educación

churlishly

[ˈtʃɜːlɪʃlɪ] advrozzamente, sgarbatamente
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Nay, nay, I think not of it now; but this strange man amuses me; and if he 'hath music in his soul', let us not churlishly reject his company.
With this demand, however, the eating-house (having experience of its customer) declined to comply, churlishly sending back for answer that if Mr Swiveller stood in need of beef perhaps he would be so obliging as to come there and eat it, bringing with him, as grace before meat, the amount of a certin small account which had long been outstanding.
Instead of rebuking me with the sweetness and dignity which I could not, in spite of my past observation, help expecting from you, you churlishly repel my offer of the assistance you need, tell me that I am very rude, very officious, and, in short, do what you can to make my position disagreeable and humiliating.
And yet Alan must be there - Alan locked in drunken slumbers, forgetful of the return of day, of the holy season, and of the friend whom he had so coldly received and was now so churlishly neglecting.
It was a projecting window; and on the inside were suspended a variety of watches, pinchbeck, silver, and one or two of gold, all with their faces turned from the streets, as if churlishly disinclined to inform the wayfarers what o'clock it was.
She asks her husband to pick her some of the cherries, to which Joseph churlishly replies, 'lete hym pluk 30W cheryes begat 30W with childe' (let he who got you with child pluck the cherries).
Mark churlishly quit, believing he - with all his talent - could do better.
That view has now been confirmed by the Socialist group but instead of using the Groucho Marx defence - "I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member" - the SNP duo churlishly complained they were thrown out.
It was rather churlishly attacked by English philosopher John Gray in the May 21, 2015 issue of The New York Review of Books for lacking scholarly rigor (cf.
Thus in Jaffa's view Bloom churlishly disowned the teacher who had originally molded his mind and soul.
The editorial ended with a quote the editors endorsed: "I just don't see how you can have an orderly society if we all start imposing our individual views on a situation," to which the editors churlishly added, "Day should take note.
For every good turn there was a time when he lost the ball and put us on the back foot defensively," added Hodgson, a touch churlishly even if he later explained he was simply trying to protect the youngster from over-hype.