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Word meaning rough
Having inequalities, small ridges, or points, on the surface; not smooth or plain; as, a rough board; a rough stone; rough cloth.
Not level; having a broken surface; uneven; -- said of a piece of land, or of a road.
Not polished; uncut; -- said of a gem; as, a rough diamond.
Tossed in waves; boisterous; high; -- said of a sea or other piece of water.
Marked by coarseness; shaggy; ragged; disordered; -- said of dress, appearance, or the like; as, a rough coat.
Hence, figuratively, lacking refinement, gentleness, or polish.
Not courteous or kind; harsh; rude; uncivil; as, a rough temper.
Marked by severity or violence; harsh; hard; as, rough measures or actions.
Loud and hoarse; offensive to the ear; harsh; grating; -- said of sound, voice, and the like; as, a rough tone; rough numbers.
Austere; harsh to the taste; as, rough wine.
Tempestuous; boisterous; stormy; as, rough weather; a rough day.
Hastily or carelessly done; wanting finish; incomplete; as, a rough estimate; a rough draught.
A rude fellow; a coarse bully; a rowdy.
In a rough manner; rudely; roughly.
To render rough; to roughen.
To break in, as a horse, especially for military purposes.
To cut or make in a hasty, rough manner; -- with out; as, to rough out a carving, a sketch.
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