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Meanings and phrases
- having or caused by an irregular surface; unsmooth
- not quite exact or correct; approximate; approximative
- (of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse
- violently agitated and turbulent; - Ezra Pound; boisterous; fierce
- unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; grating; gravelly; rasping; raspy; scratchy
- ready and able to resort to force or violence; - Herman Melville; pugnacious
- full of hardship or trials; rocky
- not carefully or expertly made; crude
- unpleasantly stern; harsh
- unkind or cruel or uncivil; harsh
- of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
- causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; rocky; bumpy; jolty; jolting; jumpy
- not perfected
- not shaped by cutting or trimming; uncut
- with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly'); roughly
- with rough motion as over a rough surface; roughly
- the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
- prepare in preliminary or sketchy form; rough in; rough out
- a member of the volunteer cavalry regiment led by Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War (1898)
- creeping or climbing evergreen having spiny zigzag stems with shiny leaves and racemes of pale-green flowers; Canary Islands to southern Europe and Ethiopia and India; Smilax aspera
- European foxtail naturalized in North America; often a troublesome weed; green bristlegrass; green foxtail; bottle-grass; bottle grass; Setaria viridis
- the first print of a movie after preliminary editing
- Lynch's original rough cut ran for approximately four hours.
- He said the film "transformed quite a bit" from the rough cut.
- Studio officials inspected the film's rough cut on 28 February.
- a preliminary sketch of a design or picture; draft
- any fish useless for food or sport or even as bait
- evergreen erect horsetail with rough-edged stems; formerly used for scouring utensils; scouring rush; Equisetum hyemale; Equisetum hyemale robustum; Equisetum robustum
- prepare in preliminary or sketchy form; rough; rough out
- prepare in preliminary or sketchy form; rough in; rough
- a weak-stemmed winter annual native to Mediterranean region for long established in southern United States; cultivated as a cover and pasture crop; singletary pea; Caley pea; wild winterpea; Lathyrus hirsutus
- a difficulty that can be overcome with effort; hard time
- treat violently
- used of the sea during inclement or stormy weather; choppiness; roughness
- The ships had struck a reef and run aground during rough seas.
- In mainland Japan, two people drowned after being swept away by rough seas.
- The last was Sa Fuimaono, who drowned after saving a teenager from rough seas.
- It should be able to negotiate rough terrain without damage.
- Poor coordination or rough terrain led to bungled French assaults.
- Bad Creek was so named on account of rough terrain along its course.
- They arrived on 2 November after a very rough passage.
- This lightness also eases progress on the very rough roads.
- I kind of have an idea though, and it's very rough right now.
- Needless to say this was not any easy feat and was seldom done in rough weather.
- He had abandoned his yacht after it lost its mast and its hull was damaged in rough weather.
- As a result of rough weather conditions, 13 flights were cancelled at the Miho-Yonago Airport.
- After a rough start and three seasons in lower leagues, Fiorentina reached the Serie A in 1931.
- After a rough start to the 2007–08 season, Lehtonen suffered another groin injury on October 18, 2007.
- Despite having a rough start to the season, Bowyer turned things around in April when he finished 8th at Bristol.
- The rough draft of it appeared in August 1854.
- J. Hoberman wrote that the film "feels like a rough draft at best."
- At first, Ginsberg refused, but once he had written a rough draft of "Howl", he changed his "fucking mind", as he put it.
- If the ball has a rough surface, the fluid flowing past it will make it rotate.
- In this marble, the finished bodies lie in opposition to the tree with a rough surface.
- In Greece, on a very hot and rough surface, Harri managed a 4th place, winning 1 S.S., the rally winner was Colin McRae.