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(rŭf),
Not smooth; denoting the irregular, coarsely granular surface of a certain bacterial colony type.
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Rough-and-tumble play differs from real aggression in many key ways.
The modern beachfront house Casa De Oro is available for rent in Troncones, a rough-and-tumble town near Ixtapa.
Tashiro (Tadanobu Asano) is a rough-and-tumble creature of humble parentage who earns a prized spot in the militia on the same day as the ponytailed teenage Kano (Ryuhei Matsuda).
Christine Carrillo in "Softly As I Leave You," along with Lisa Deyo in "All the Way," added innocence to the rough-and-tumble in Oscar de la Renta evening wear that makes this dance a cultural textbook of its era.
Hostilities broke out most often over access to places or things, followed by aggressive incidents arising from rough-and-tumble play.
For over 50 years, TONKA has been the trusted name in rugged vehicle play and the #1 choice among parents and children for high quality, authentic-looking, rough-and-tumble trucks.
In it, Leary played a rough-and-tumble cop who drank and smoke and juggled a wife and mistress.
Poetic spirits from rough-and-tumble backgrounds, Whale and Boone share an instinctive empathy for the other's solitude, one that is expressed with increasing tenderness and ferocity as the director's condition deteriorates.
In her Lunatic Girl, a rough-and-tumble athletic affair for herself and dancers Marintha Tewksbury and Jo Kreiter, she recalled the tomfoolery and roughhousing of sisterly relations but also of her sibling's growing terror of isolation.
Meteor the Monster Truck is a computer-animated cartoon property for energetic, pre-school aged children that celebrates rough-and-tumble play.
Still, they firmly believe a leash-free environment encourages an instinctive rough-and-tumble play that helps calm their dogs after a day at home.
As the evening's keynote speaker, Huzenlaub will discuss how he made the transition from college life at TCU to the rough-and-tumble real world of business.