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rough

(rŭf),
Not smooth; denoting the irregular, coarsely granular surface of a certain bacterial colony type.
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It may be that my little comrade has been over quick in reproof, he having gone early into the cloisters and seen little of the rough ways and words of the world.
Coolly, methodically, without haste, Tarzan drew the rope back and forth against the rough trunk of the small tree.
Thus the day wore on, for the hyenas were not famished, and the rope with which Tarzan was bound was a stronger one than that of his boyhood, which had parted so quickly to the chafing of the rough tree bark.
There's goin' to be rough stuff down there in a minute.
I have saved you from being ill-used once, and I will again, and I do now,' continued the girl aloud; 'for those who would have fetched you, if I had not, would have been far more rough than me.
Indeed, the worthy gentleman, stimulated perhaps by the immediate prospect of being on active service, was in great spirits and good humour; in proof whereof, it may be here remarked, that he humourously drank all the beer at a draught, and did not utter, on a rough calculation, more than four-score oaths during the whole progress of the meal.
Nancy, scarcely looking at the boy, threw him a handkerchief to tie round his throat; Sikes gave him a large rough cape to button over his shoulders.
We believe the resort site's adjacency to the McKinney Roughs Nature Park will make this a one-of-a-kind project and one that is well-suited to our portfolio.
The site, which has almost one mile of Colorado River frontage, is adjacent to the north side of the LCRA's 1,100-acre McKinney Roughs Nature Park.
In 2000, LCRA's Board of Directors decided that we would sell this tract to a developer who could create a recreational venue that would be complementary to our McKinney Roughs project," said Joseph J.
It affords us an opportunity to blend the regional flavors of Austin and Bastrop with the already established nature-based activities offered at McKinney Roughs into a distinctive destination.
The roughs will be then cut and polished in Sirius' facility after which the finished stones will be returned to the laboratory for identification and verification against the rough models.