rough

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[Rough]

Rough means harsh and uneven. If you want to go driving in the rough terrain of rocky dirt roads, you'll need four wheel drive and a stomach for bouncing.

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Boisterous weather.

Noun
the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short

Verb
prepare in preliminary or sketchy form

Adjective S.
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"

Adjective S.
unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice"

Adjective S.
violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"

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Adjective
not shaped by cutting or trimming; "an uncut diamond"; "rough gemstones"

Adjective S.
full of hardship or trials; "the rocky road to success"; "they were having a rough time"

Adjective S.
not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o''clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"

Adjective S.
unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous"

Adjective S.
not perfected; "a rough draft"; "a few rough sketches"

Adjective S.
(of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse; "she was a diamond in the rough"; "rough manners"

Adjective S.
not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry"

Adjective
having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "a rough ride"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"; "unsmooth writing"

Adjective
of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped

Adverb
with rough motion as over a rough surface; "ride rough"

Adverb
with roughness or violence (`rough'' is an informal variant for `roughly''); "he was pushed roughly aside"; "they treated him rough"


n.
Having inequalities, small ridges, or points, on the surface; not smooth or plain; as, a rough board; a rough stone; rough cloth.

n.
Not level; having a broken surface; uneven; -- said of a piece of land, or of a road.

n.
Not polished; uncut; -- said of a gem; as, a rough diamond.

n.
Tossed in waves; boisterous; high; -- said of a sea or other piece of water.

n.
Marked by coarseness; shaggy; ragged; disordered; -- said of dress, appearance, or the like; as, a rough coat.

n.
Hence, figuratively, lacking refinement, gentleness, or polish.

n.
Not courteous or kind; harsh; rude; uncivil; as, a rough temper.

n.
Marked by severity or violence; harsh; hard; as, rough measures or actions.

n.
Loud and hoarse; offensive to the ear; harsh; grating; -- said of sound, voice, and the like; as, a rough tone; rough numbers.

n.
Austere; harsh to the taste; as, rough wine.

n.
Tempestuous; boisterous; stormy; as, rough weather; a rough day.

n.
Hastily or carelessly done; wanting finish; incomplete; as, a rough estimate; a rough draught.

n.
Produced offhand.

n.
Boisterous weather.

n.
A rude fellow; a coarse bully; a rowdy.

adv.
In a rough manner; rudely; roughly.

v. t.
To render rough; to roughen.

v. t.
To break in, as a horse, especially for military purposes.

v. t.
To cut or make in a hasty, rough manner; -- with out; as, to rough out a carving, a sketch.


Rough

Rough, n. 1. Boisterous weather. [Obs.] Fletcher. 2. A rude fellow; a coarse bully; a rowdy. In the rough, in an unwrought or rude condition; unpolished; as, a diamond or a sketch in the rough.
Contemplating the people in the rough.

Rough

Rough, adv. In a rough manner; rudely; roughly.
Sleeping rough on the trenches, and dying stubbornly in their boats.

Rough

Rough, v. t. 1. To render rough; to roughen. 2. To break in, as a horse, especially for military purposes. Crabb. 3. To cut or make in a hasty, rough manner; -- with out; as, to rough out a carving, a sketch. Roughing rolls, rolls for reducing, in a rough manner, a bloom of iron to bars. -- To rough it, to endure hard conditions of living; to live without ordinary comforts.

Boisterous weather.

In a rough manner; rudely; roughly.

To render rough; to roughen.

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Usage Examples

Golf... is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well.

I think it's an amazing quality to be able to roll with the punches and not be totally ruined as a person because life's been rough for you. That's a really admirable way to go through your life.

As in nature, as in art, so in grace it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones, their luster.

Friends are the best to turn to when you're having a rough day.

Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.

I grew up in a big Irish, Catholic family. My dad was a pretty rough guy. So one of my brothers left home when he was 15 and found his way to the gym. It gave me the opportunity to go and spend some time with him and work out in the gym.

I've had great success and I've had catastrophic failure. It's really how you handle the rough stuff that defines you, I think.

I've gone for each type: the rough guy the nerdy, sweet, lovable guy and the slick guy. I don't really have a type. Men in general are a good thing.

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Other Usage Examples

Imagine someone holding forth on biology whose only knowledge of the subject is 'The Book of British Birds,' and you have a rough idea of what it feels like to read Richard Dawkins on theology.

I think one reason for a successful marriage is laughter. I think laughter gets you through the rough moments in a marriage.

Financial hardships were rough on us, even though Mom had a good job at G.M.

Compared to America or Europe, God isn't a big part of our lives here. I don't know anyone here who goes to church when he's had a rough divorce or is going through depression. We go out into nature instead.

I was very pleased that the positive things about me and my game outshone the aggressive style of play I use. I would never tone that down, because I believe in that style of play, and I believe that you can play rough on the court and still be a good sport.

I finally did work out a very good relationship with my father, but it was rough growing up. We had a lot of conflict, and I think it surfaced in many of my works.

Boy's natural play is rough and tumble play, it's the universal play of little boys. And it's very different from aggression. And we are a society that's failing to understand the distinction.

In return, society rewards those who give it what it wants. That is why how much money people have earned is a rough measure of how much they gave society what it wanted.

I travel in so many different ways I travel high, I rough it... it all depends on who I travel with.

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