verging upon, somewhat
Someone who is churlish is impolite and unfriendly, especially towards another who has done nothing to deserve ill-treatment.
Something is mawkish when it is overly sentimental and silly in an embarrassing way.
Something brackish is distasteful and unpleasant usually because something else is mixed in with it; brackish water, for instance, is a mixture of fresh and salt water and cannot be drunk.
If someone is feeling peckish, they are feeling irritable or quick to snap at people—possibly because they are hungry.
characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading
expecting a rise in prices
Somewhat cold; cool; chilly.
marked by intense agitation or emotion
extremely evil or cruel
of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum
ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
naughtily or annoyingly playful
given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol
shrewish and malicious
witty or joking
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