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rough
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 19
1. In a rough manner; rudely; roughly.
Part of Speech: noun
1. Having inequalities, small ridges, or points, on the surface; not smooth or plain; as, a rough board; a rough stone; rough cloth.
2. Hence, figuratively, lacking refinement, gentleness, or polish.
3. Not courteous or kind; harsh; rude; uncivil; as, a rough temper.
4. Marked by severity or violence; harsh; hard; as, rough measures or actions.
5. Austere; harsh to the taste; as, rough wine.
6. Tempestuous; boisterous; stormy; as, rough weather; a rough day.
8. Produced offhand.
10. A rude fellow; a coarse bully; a rowdy.
12. Not polished; uncut; - said of a gem; as, a rough diamond.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To render rough; to roughen.
2. To break in, as a horse, especially for military purposes.
3. To cut or make in a hasty, rough manner; - with out; as, to rough out a carving, a sketch.
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