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having a surface that is not smooth

physically toughened so as to have great endurance

marked by vigorous physical exertion

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sturdy and strong in constitution or construction

having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface

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topographically very uneven

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very difficult

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The jaw and skull were described as being "robust", with anthropologist Charles Musiba, from the University of Colorado Denver, saying: "This is the first time we've found bones that suggest that this creature was more ruggedly built - combining terrestrial bipedal locomotion and some arboreal behaviours - than we'd previously thought.
RUGGEDLY handsome Brit Henry Cavill is about to become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, donning Superman's distinctive red and blue Spandex for Man of Steel.
The Alltrack is exactly the same length as the Passat Estate, but its suspension is raised to increase ground clearance from 135 to 165mm, while ruggedly styled front and rear bumpers increase the approach and departure angles.
The ruggedly built, construction-grade 830R/T system has an IP65 environmental rating, so it can stand up to the rigors of the construction site and the toughest weather conditions.
ADB says the LED medium-intensity fixture is a: "robust, solid-state device that withstands damage if the fixture is knocked over," and: "its internal electronics are ruggedly mounted inside its fixture housing.
The Little Scamp (base model) is ruggedly constructed, has a simple on/ off switch, has a steel stake with sidestep for anchoring the decoy and Delta's easy-to-use rechargeable battery system that works at home and in your vehicle.
The Suzuki Grand Vitara is different, being ruggedly built and equipped with a proper low range gearbox.
It's quite a talky film and there's only one good shootout, but Owen looks ruggedly handsome.
While all the other members of the band have got a bit old and gristly, albeit in a ruggedly handsome way, Gary has suddenly emerged as the glowing pin-up of the group.
These modular, ruggedly constructed conveyors are easy to use and specify, enabling end-users to resolve their own materials handling problems with a cost effective flexible conveying solution.
In addition to being easily retro fitted, the system is easy to use, ruggedly constructed and versatile, according to CAC.
Erecting the cartons will be the classic version of the formers, the HS2/60 Double Head Lock Former, which is ruggedly built and operates at speeds up to 60 strokes per minute.
They are ruggedly built and can be customized with optional hoists and lifting frames to support and unload all sizes and styles of bulk bags without slippage or spills.
This well-illustrated book reflects the current resurgence of interest in this ruggedly beautiful land.
Ruggedly designed to withstand the harshest environments, the SULTAN Series has a combination of low frequency, high power and adaptive gain technology.