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rough

(rŭf),
Not smooth; denoting the irregular, coarsely granular surface of a certain bacterial colony type.
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Captain said he'd hardly ever seen it rougher. Where are you from?"
Colbert had not finished these words when a rougher voice than that of the king interrupted the interesting conversation thus begun between the monarch and his clerk.
For some time the ground had been rougher and steeper, until I had been forced to scale a considerable height that had carried me from the glacier entirely.
As they advanced the ground became rougher. Steadily it ascended toward the mountains, into which they filed through a narrow canon close to noon.
"I do not think," he said, "that the rougher and more strenuous paths of life were meant to be trodden by your sex.
He merely caught her by the arm and helped her over the rougher footing.
He was marred and scarred by that mysterious world of rough men and rougher deeds, the outposts of which began beyond her horizon.
As the shake grew rougher, Jerry emitted his most ferocious growl, which grew more ferocious with the increasing violence of the shaking.
The play grew rougher, and Jerry lost himself in the play.
He strove to shelter her, as a fair exotic is sheltered by the gardener, from every rougher wind and to surround her with all that could tend to excite pleasurable emotion in her soft and benevolent mind.
Encouragement was generated from flotation of a 58 micron sample (Float 6) from which a graphite recovery of 94% was reported into a rougher concentrate.