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Envy, Spite, Secretiveness, Resentment, Bigotry, Long-suffering, Frigidity, Niggardliness, Malice, Sullenness, Churlishness, Hypocrisy, Self-pity, Vindictiveness, Pettiness, Procrastination, Sloth, and Jealousy.
Fox's main problem is that the network is so bare-knuckled and blatant about its tactics, though there is a certain charm in its churlishness.
So I'll put my hands up straight away and say it could be churlishness that makes me think most top sportswomen look odd in evening clothes.
When the point of a recording is to showcase compositions by women, critical evaluation can be something of a political minefield--lavish praise may be construed as evidence that the reviewer approached the recording with low expectations, whereas a more guarded assessment could be taken as sexist churlishness in the guise of critical distance.
Robert of Gloucester, writing in the last years of the thirteenth century, also added to the scene, but in a way which presumably increased the honour of Gawain, rather than the churlishness of his Roman counterpart:
Since Smith argues that he has seriously pondered the formidable implications of modern science, since he wishes to present himself as the clear-thinking pluralist confronting militant dogmatism, and since he engages in learned discourse on subjects ranging from quantum mechanics to evolutionary biology to cognitive science, it is not mere churlishness that leads me to observe that Dale Kohler, the noted scientist at whom physicists do not laugh, is a fictional character.
Pendereck i's change of direction, the churlishness with which he tries to distance himself from his share in New Music in the media makes it harder for me to accept his contemporary work.
27) In a remarkable tour de force, Fish concludes an early chapter by critiquing nine arguments, each impeccably principled, against affirmative action, showing that each collapses on examination, revealing the poverty and churlishness in the hearts of those who deploy them (pp.
34) It would take an uncommon measure of churlishness for a death penalty foe to begrudge Darrell Mease his victory, but the simple truth is that he got lucky because the Pope mentioned him by name and Governor Carnahan, for whatever reason, was moved by the Pope's appeal.
He was relieved to escape them as the train pulled into Red Hook, but he felt not a little displeased by his own churlishness.
The excess of amiability, according to Aristotle, is obsequiousness, sometimes accompanied by self-serving motives, and the defect is cantankerousness, churlishness, or contentiousness (1126b).
This might-have-been is not posed out of churlishness but to encourage a sense of realism about the struggle against the trading arrangements now operative in the WTO.