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rough

(rŭf),
Not smooth; denoting the irregular, coarsely granular surface of a certain bacterial colony type.
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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.
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.
The early illustrative periodical, meant for the working classes] walked abroad amongst the people, went into the poorer cottages, and visited the humblest home in cheap guises, and, perhaps, in roughish forms; but still with the illustrative and the instructive principle strongly worked upon, and admirably developed for the general improvement of the human race.
Similar to Cantaloupe with a roughish green skin and a glorious fragrant, peachy orange flesh.