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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 play grew rougher, and Jerry lost himself in the play.
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.
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.
The rougher concentrates obtained were subjected to one regrinding and two cleaning operations to achieve higher-grade concentrates of both metals.
If the engine runs just slightly rougher when the defroster is turned on, that could simply be because the defroster uses the air conditioner.
DANNY King is promising King's Lynn a much rougher ride when they visit Perry Barr on Thursday.
He gets enough of a rough ride with pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian anyway but now her front gates are giving his PS500,000 Lamborghini an even rougher one.
But seven-time Wimbledon champion Federer had a rougher afternoon thanks to a resilient Stanislas Wawrinka, eventually winning 4-6 7-6 (7/4) 6-0, with Djokovic edging out Feliciano Lopez 6-3 6-3 earlier in the day.