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crude

Herbal medicine
adjective Pertaining or referring to a herb that is prepared by drying, without any other form of manipulation or derivitisation.

crude

(krood) [L. crudus, raw]
Raw, unrefined, or in a natural state.
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Humans, if present at all, are stick figures, masked or headless, crudely drawn, stiff and nonexpressive, their puzzling presence possibly symbolic and secondary.
That may depend as much on whether they agree or disagree with the issue as it does with how disrespectfully and crudely they were treated while they toiled with an issue that is clearly one so many people feel so passionately about.
A: What's important is the associative habits people have and, crudely put, who they're prepared to trust.
During the Colonie Central High stink-bomb scare (see above), students were locked down for two hours while police examined John Pompeii's crudely constructed device.
Belladonna's right panel offers a casual commentary, in jazzy multicolored typescripts, on the haphazard evolution of its left panel's muddle of imagery (it includes three cutesy kittens and a crudely "expressionistic" painting of a knife-thrower's assistant).
What often began as crudely fashioned collections intended to keep the memory and traditions of family cuisine alive expanded to include recipes shared by neighbors, friends, and members of church groups and civic organizations.
But it can turn viewers off if a brand is too crudely shown and seems intrusive, says Guillermo Gimenez y Bretons, manager of flavored drinks and new products at Coca-Cola in Argentina.
Simpson asks quite blatantly and crudely, "Do you believe and follow the God of the Old Testament, or the God of the New Testament?
We therefore careen forward rather crudely by allowing market forces to determine which entities survive and which fail with invoice printer humming the only, ultimate test.
The most disturbing was one that showed up in the last year of crudely drawn planes plunging into a flaming World Trade Center.
The early eugenicists coined their crudely accurate motto, "More children from the fit, less from the unfit.
Unlike a burglar who crudely breaks into a residence, however, a virus uses its own proteins as molecular keys to unlock cells.