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rough

(rŭf),
Not smooth; denoting the irregular, coarsely granular surface of a certain bacterial colony type.
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The use of a split screen allows for a number of deft juxtapositions belying the rough-and-ready feel of a work shot, edited, and publicly screened within a matter of weeks.
Both of these works were e xhibited in the rough-and-ready, warehouselike environment of the Exchange Flags building, one of the two principal "TRACE" venues.
And for the rough-and-ready guys, there's a He-Man Triathlon that involves wrestling rocks, loading an ore cart with gravel and arm wrestling.
The rough-and-ready vocals are still kicking - albeit with a tempered upper end - and in the roller-coaster melodies of ``Tied to a Stone'' and ``Back Down to Hung Up on You,'' Jones shows he still can wield his trademark swoop-and-slide better than the slew of young 'uns who meticulously ape his style.