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rude and boorish

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having a bad disposition

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If witnessing mastery proves insufficient to tame an audience's churlishness, the only element left to the artist that is unassailable is purpose.
Any negative assessment of Worcester's season, which ended in pretty lackadaisical circumstances at Franklin's Gardens last weekend, flirts with churlishness.
Jordan documents Patton's remarkable churlishness and childishness, as well as his extraordinary drive and sense of the operational moment.
If the monster is a metaphor for all that is troubling Conor, his agitation, his resentment, his churlishness, his pushing away of comfort this novel becomes an astute psychological study, instead of yet another thriller with an arresting narrative.
Whatever the complexion of the next Welsh administration - and few doubt it will be anything other than Labour-led - Ms Gillan is likely to encounter further instances of what she perceives as churlishness for as long as she remains in office.
I have never understood the churlishness of so much mainstream art history when confronted with the latest episode in Fried's lifelong research project, but no doubt there will be the usual rolling of eyes in certain quarters on discovering that chapter 3 of the new book is titled "The Invention of Absorption.
AICC spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi concurred and said: " We hope and trust that the churlishness displayed on Friday ( when BJP held a press conference to defend Shah) will not become a matter of habit.
Is it just bad politics and, perhaps, sheer churlishness to criticize the court for writing bad labour history rather than to praise it for overturning bad precedents and providing workers with a constitutional shield against government assaults on trade union rights?
It challenges the monosyllabic churlishness of the Kevin stereotype, which many people have, and each one of these young trainees delivered that challenge in their own inimitable way.
Early in Ellison's career, his churlishness was borne by many out of respect for the work that he was trying to bring off.
In a moment of churlishness, I wanted to tell Elizabeth Smart: 'I'll give you something to weep about.
It looked like the start of a Swansea stroll but Trundle paid the penalty for some churlishness and Tranmere dominated the last quarter.
When annoyance springs up at the thought: 'he has done me harm, is doing, will do me harm'; 'he has done, is doing, or will do harm to someone dear and precious to me'; 'he has conferred a benefit, is doing, or will confer a benefit on someone I dislike or object to': all such vexation of citta, resentment, repugnance, hostility; ill-temper, irritation, indignation; hate, antipathy, abhorrence; mental disorder, detestation; anger (kodha), fuming, wrath (khujjitatta); hate, hating, hatred, disorder, getting upset, derangement; opposition, hostility; churlishness, abruptness, disgust of citta- this is what is called hate.
Misanthropy, churlishness, aggression, isolation, schadenfreude, and even what Lane calls "surplus" enmity--the hatred that exceeds what its immediate material causes seem to warrant--all receive treatment here.