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rough

(rŭf),
Not smooth; denoting the irregular, coarsely granular surface of a certain bacterial colony type.
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Owen Kildare--the "roughish" Irish male--neither saint nor criminal, was nearly one of the lost causes of the Bowery streets.
Not only had Martin's arrival excited him as a tender echo of their university days, but it had been in itself extraordinary, everything about Martin had been extraordinary, the roughish tan, the breathless voice, the bizarre dark utterances, and that new haughty look in his eyes.
But I found that the Tesco buns are quite dry, the Marks & Spencer buns are not very spicy and all the fruit has sunk to the bottom, Safeway's are very doughy and Asda's have a roughish texture."
He had a roughish time in Australia in 1924-25, but the home batsmen were both formidable and in form.
When she had gone about a quarter of a mile, there was a roughish piece of road covered with loose stones; she didn't go quite so fast, and as it was flood of rain and we were very squeezed together, I jumped off.
I had grown up in roughish circumstances in a working-class family in England and was sure I could take care of her (those were the days before the drug boom and the appearance of guns on every street corner).
Delicate Arch is best viewed at sunrise or sunset, and is reached by a three-hour hike over roughish terrain.