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 for Im`po*lite
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Impolite \Im`po*lite"\, a. [L. impolitus unpolishied, pref. im-
     not + politus, p. p. of polire to polish, refine. See
     Not polite; not of polished manners; wanting in good manners;
     discourteous; uncivil; rude. -- Im`po*lite"ly, adv. --
     Im`po*lite"ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  52 Moby Thesaurus words for "impolite":
     Gothic, Neanderthal, animal, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous,
     bestial, boorish, brutal, brutish, churlish, coarse, crude,
     discourteous, disrespectful, ill-bred, ill-mannered, inaffable,
     indecorous, indelicate, insolent, noncivilized, outlandish, pert,
     primitive, rough-and-ready, rude, saucy, savage, troglodytic,
     unaccommodating, uncivil, uncivilized, uncombed, uncomplaisant,
     uncourteous, uncourtly, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured,
     ungallant, ungentlemanly, ungracious, unkempt, unladylike,
     unlicked, unpolished, unpolite, unrefined, untamed, vulgar, wild

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