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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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Or better yet, maybe we'll just clear out of the way and let John Waters, the clown prince of crudity, have his say.
The throw-away description of Eusebius of Caesarea as a "far better Stalinist than Marxist-Leninist" may be pardoned as a crudity out of keeping with the book as a whole (288).
Savage deserved to get the boot - not for his conservatism, but for his crudity and cruelty.
In their eyes, nothing so undermined the credibility of the document as the selectivity and gross crudity of many of those statements, especially those connected with the behavior of the German episcopate and, especially, of Pope Pius XII.
The crudity of the analysis reminds one of the simplistic Marxist approaches to religion that were popular in the 1970s.
Families don't want that sort of language used in front of their children and many senior citizens cringe at the crudity and the implied threat.
But exploitation fans should cool their heels for this is a film more concerned with character than it is with crudity.
Today it specialises in crudity and trashes Christianity, especially Catholicism," he said.
The Mirror is also campaigning against crudity on TV.
It handled like a tank and suffered from mechanical crudity, but it was beautiful and it was fast: Touring of Milan did the coachwork and the speed was courtesy of the 4.
Ball went on and on ad nauseum, until this reviewer was forced to put his fingers in his ears to shut out the crudity of it.
In a country like Spain, where television gossip shows have stooped to a new level of crudity in their nonstop focus on sex, the supreme elegance and spontaneity with which La Ribot displays her body has awakened the curiosity of the artistic and journalistic intelligentsia.