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rude

 
 
pronunciation:
rud
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: ruder, rudest
definition: to act in a way that hurts other people; not polite.
It was rude to take the gift without saying "thank you."
antonyms:
civil, polite
similar words:
fresh, gross, rough
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derivations: rudely (adv.), rudeness (n.)