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churlish

[chur-lish] like churl; boorish; rude:

Featured on July 9th, 2020.
chicanery

[ shi-key-nuh-ree ] trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry. 

Featured on July 8th, 2020.
flapdoodle
flap-dood-l ] nonsense; bosh.
Featured on July 6th, 2020
blatherskite

[BLAA-thur-skite] A person who blathers on and spouts nonsense

Featured on July 1st, 2020
sophist

[ sof-ist ] a person who reasons adroitly and speciously rather than soundly.

Featured on June 30th, 2020. 
troglodyte
trog-luh-dahyt ] a person of degraded, primitive, or brutal character. 
Featured on June 29th, 2020.
mooncalf
moon-kaf ] a person who spends time idly daydreaming. 
Featured on June 25th, 2020.
turgid
tur-jid ] inflated, overblown, or pompous; bombastic.
Featured on June 24th, 2020.
truculent
[ truhk-yuh-luhnt ] fierce; cruel; savagely brutal.
Featured on June 23rd, 2020.
feckless
fek-lis ] ineffective; incompetent; futile.
Featured on June 22nd, 2020
jejune
[ ji-joon ] without interest or significance; dull; insipid.
Featured on June 18th, 2020
popinjay
[pop-in-jey] person given to vain, pretentious displays and empty chatter; coxcomb; fop.
Featured on June 16th, 2020. 
varlet

vahr-lit ] a knavish person; rascal.

Featured on June 11th, 2020.
dogmatic

[ dawg-mat-ik ] asserting opinions in a doctrinaire or arrogant manner; opinionated. 

Featured on June 10th, 2020.
pawky
paw-kee ] Cunning. Sly. 
Featured on June 9th, 2020.
imperious
[ im-peer-ee-uhs ] domineering in a haughty manner; dictatorial; overbearing. 
Featured on June 8th, 2020.
codswallop
[kodz-wol-uh p] nonsense; rubbish.
Featured on June 4, 2020.
pawky
paw-kee ] Cunning. Sly. 
Featured on June 3rd, 2020.
mooncalf
moon-kaf ] a person who spends time idly daydreaming. 
Featured on June 1st, 2020.
picayune
[ pik-ee-yoon ] petty, carping, or prejudiced. 
Featured on May 28th, 2020.
supercilious
[ soo-per-sil-ee-uhs ] haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or a facial expression.
Featured on May 27th, 2020.
jejune
[ ji-joon ] without interest or significance; dull; insipid.
Featured on May 26th, 2020
poltroon

[ pol-troon ] wretched coward; craven.

Featured on May 20th, 2020. 
vexation

[ vek-sey-shuh n ] the state of being vexed; irritation; annoyance. 

Featured on May 19th, 2020.
chicanery

[ shi-key-nuh-ree ] trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry. 

Featured on May 18th, 2020.