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rough

rough as in prepare in preliminary or sketchy form

    Synonyms

    • rough inprepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    • rough outprepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough as in the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
      rough as in with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly')
      • "he was pushed roughly aside"
      • "they treated him rough"

      Synonyms

      • roughly(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly'); with rough motion as over a rough surface
      rough as in with rough motion as over a rough surface
      • "ride rough"

      Synonyms

      • roughly(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly'); with rough motion as over a rough surface
      rough as in having or caused by an irregular surface
      • "trees with rough bark"
      • "rough ground"
      • "rough skin"
      • "rough blankets"
      • "his unsmooth face"

      Synonyms

      • unsmoothhaving or caused by an irregular surface
      rough as in (of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse
      • "she was a diamond in the rough"
      • "rough manners"
      rough as in not quite exact or correct
      • "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"
      • "a rough guess"
      • "a ballpark estimate"

      Synonyms

      • approximatebe close or similar; judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); not quite exact or correct; very close in resemblance; located close together
      • approximativenot quite exact or correct
      rough as in full of hardship or trials
      • "the rocky road to success"
      • "they were having a rough time"

      Synonyms

      • rockyabounding in rocks or stones; causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; liable to rock; full of hardship or trials
      rough as in violently agitated and turbulent
      • "boisterous winds and waves"
      • "the fierce thunders roar me their music- Ezra Pound"
      • "rough weather"
      • "rough seas"

      Synonyms

      • boisterousnoisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; full of rough and exuberant animal spirits; violently agitated and turbulent
      • fiercemarked by extreme and violent energy; marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; ruthless in competition; violently agitated and turbulent
      rough as in unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
      • "a gravelly voice"

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      • gratingunpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air ; a frame of iron bars to hold a fire ; optical device consisting of a surface with many parallel grooves in it
      • gravellyabounding in small stones; unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
      • raspinguttering in an irritated tone ; unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
      • raspyunpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
      • scratchycausing abrasion ; easily irritated or annoyed; lacking consistency; unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
      rough as in ready and able to resort to force or violence
      • "pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance- Herman Melville"
      • "they were rough and determined fighting men"

      Synonyms

      • pugnacioustough and callous by virtue of experience ; ready and able to resort to force or violence
      rough as in of the margin of a leaf shape
      • "having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped"
      rough as in causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
      • "a rough ride"

      Synonyms

      • rockyabounding in rocks or stones; causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; liable to rock; full of hardship or trials
      • bumpycausing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; covered with or full of bumps
      • joltycausing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
      • joltingcausing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
      • jumpybeing in a tense state ; causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
      rough as in not shaped by cutting or trimming
      • "an uncut diamond"
      • "rough gemstones"

      Synonyms

      • uncutnot trimmed; (used of grass or vegetation) not cut down with a hand implement or machine; not shaped by cutting or trimming; (of pages of a book) having adjacent leaves still joined at the fore edge; not cut ; not cut; complete
      rough as in not carefully or expertly made
      • "managed to make a crude splint"
      • "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"
      • "rough carpentry"

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      • crudea dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons ; not carefully or expertly made; conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; not refined or processed; belonging to an early stage of technical development; devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; not processed or subjected to analysis
      rough as in not perfected
      • "a rough draft"
      • "a few rough sketches"
      rough as in unpleasantly stern
      • "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"
      • "the nomad life is rough and hazardous"

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      • harshunpleasantly stern; unpleasantly rough or jarring to the senses; of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; unkind or cruel or uncivil; severe; sharply disagreeable
      rough as in unkind or cruel or uncivil
      • "had harsh words"
      • "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"
      • "a rough answer"

      Synonyms

      • harshunpleasantly stern; unpleasantly rough or jarring to the senses; of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; unkind or cruel or uncivil; severe; sharply disagreeable