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lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

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He experienced a momentary pang of shame that he should walk so uncouthly.
Take, for example, the bravura passage from Rosemary Sutcliff's Civil War novel Simon (1953) in which the reader spirals up above the Naseby battlefield with a wheeling buzzard's-eye view of 'the dead of two English armies, who lay tumbled uncouthly among the thyme and the little white honey-clover of downland turf, here at the heart of England'.
No, the season's end has been sounded uncouthly by the return of the football season, which memory tells me did not start so early in years past.
Its first appearance is in the 1954 poem 'To My Father', written (appropriately, given Archie's lifelong love of Burns) in Burns's Standard Habbie stanza--'This rhyming letter / Uncouthly made, goose-feather-penned / In Burns's metre'.
When Benare is forced to accept the guilt, she uncouthly asks Kashikar whether he will accept such charges against himself.
As for fashion week, Rist effortlessly presented her particular brand of foil, insisting on a visual pleasure uncouthly laced with kitsch neither ironic nor insincere.