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  • adv. In a churlish manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a churlish manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a churlish manner; rudely; roughly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a churlish manner

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Examples

  • I'm sorry to say that Professor Slaughter has not only responded "churlishly" to my positive review of his book but has also leapt to wild conclusions about my own beliefs and motives which are totally unjustified by what I said in the review.

    Milton wrote his best lines blind

  • Since then other top managers have seemed churlishly reluctant to embrace the Sprakes of this world.

    Arsène Wenger's goalkeeping blindspot is simply bananas

  • Try as they might, the pedestrian minds of those who churlishly regret the hours that pass are not able to conjure up a spell to shrink the day conveniently into more compact and disposable matter.

    Good morning, Melaque: one day in a small Mexico beach town

  • Whitman, who must be wondering how she's fallen behind the ever controversial Brown despite overwhelming all her opponents 'spending combined with her record-shattering campaign spending, is bopping around the state visiting diners to humanize her image after getting booed at Maria Shriver's annual Women's Conference for churlishly refusing to pull her negative ads.

    William Bradley: California Story: Brown and Boxer Kick for the Finish Line

  • It helps that I am college-educated (however churlishly) and that I have a large network of support – if not for my specific choices (“So when are you going to have him baptised?”), then for my motherhood at large, which I recognize is more than some people can claim and for which I am grateful.

    attachment parenting. « Love | Peace | Ohana

  • I can boldly if a bit churlishly declare that movie-choosing families will not detect such a thing in "Battle L.A." this weekend.

    The 'Riffs Interview: 'MARS NEEDS MOMS' author Berkeley Breathed buckles in for Hollywood voyage

  • Nick Clegg yesterday published a plan making the welcome if modest suggestion that Whitehall internships will be advertised properly, not dished out via family connections of the sort that he was immediately and churlishly taunted for having relied on in his youth.

    Social mobilty: hopes and dreams | Editorial

  • Across the pond, a CBS news correspondent added churlishly that the Lib Dem leader "has a snowball's chance in an Icelandic volcano" of becoming Britain's next prime minister.

    After the volcano: Home at last, and what a long, strange trip it was...

  • Whitman, who must be wondering how she's fallen behind the ever controversial Brown despite overwhelming all her opponents' spending combined with her record-shattering campaign spending, is bopping around the state visiting diners to humanize her image after getting booed at Maria Shriver's annual Women's Conference for churlishly refusing to pull her negative ads.

    William Bradley: California Story: Brown and Boxer Kick for the Finish Line

  • This is probably the first time that punk rock got a terrifying glimpse of what the anarchy it churlishly toyed with would actually look like: not an art school rave-up, but the reconstituted authority of brutality emerging from the wreckage, with thousands of shaved-headed teenagers pledging allegiance to mob violence.

    Walk Hard | ATTACKERMAN

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