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Honestly, aside from a rather churlish crow named Mango, you’d be surprised at just how crafty birds can be!
EVEN MORE PROOF THAT CROWS ARE TERRIFYINGLY SMARTPOPSCI STAFFNOVEMBER 10, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Celebrating the occult and otherworldly just one day a year seems churlish and unwholesome, especially when the occult is around us every day.
BOO! SPOOKY COCKTAILS INSPIRED BY THE OCCULTWAYNE CURTISOCTOBER 29, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
With a churlish gesture the old man pushed the bread over toward her and with hesitating, trembling fingers she reached for it.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
The lover has no share in this churlish anger: his heart is not capable of offending you.
AMPHITRYONMOLIERE
It seemed churlish, too, not to join in the chorus; and by and by the whole meeting was singing with a will.
WANDERING HEATHSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
He was stirred to stinging invective of the churlish priest of Saint-Sulpice, who denied her church-burial.
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
A finer weapon wherewith to strike at a churlish world was never given into the hands of man.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
This churlish, inhospitable manner made Lindsley many enemies in a land in which one can not afford to have enemies.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
He closed the lids on them, and gave a sort of churlish smile immediately afterward.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
But the villagers still held aloof, although the newcomer did his best to overcome their churlish doubts.
THE PAGAN'S CUPFERGUS HUME
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WORDS RELATED TO CHURLISH

  • abject
  • avaricious
  • beggarly
  • cheapskate
  • churlish
  • close
  • close-fisted
  • covetous
  • grasping
  • ignoble
  • illiberal
  • mean
  • parsimonious
  • penny-pinching
  • penurious
  • skinflint
  • sordid
  • tightfisted
  • ungenerous
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