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a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

not carefully or expertly made

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conspicuously and tastelessly indecent

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not refined or processed

belonging to an early stage of technical development

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devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment

not processed or subjected to analysis

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"So while I would do it again, I would change a few words that were cruder than they needed to be," Colbert said, while (http://www.ibtimes.com/stephen-colbert-says-i-would-do-it-again-after-firecolbert-backlash-2534396) defending  himself.
With stricter checks in place on tobacco usage -- especially on cigarettes -- youngsters are rapidly shifting to cruder and more dangerous forms of smoking such as dokha to get their daily buzz, a compilation study has found.
China, one of the largest cruder importers, has been identified as the next big market for shale oil if exploration and production becomes more viable.
It's much cruder, and it's amazing that we've been able to do as much as we can.''
The international posters for "Ted" amped up the cruder aspects of the film's foulmouthed bear, with him bending over for auds in the Netherlands, the Japanese poster running with the country's love for cute animated characters in silly poses and even putting ears on the title logo, while the Hungarian ad omitted Mark Wahlberg from the urinal shot entirely.
Dr Negre-Zakharov and her team wanted to determine if the much cruder - but much faster - electronic nose was able to determine if the melon they used in the experiment were ripe.
However, people showed themselves again to be cruder than death and history and immediately started with the demystification and demythologization of Kiro Gligorov.
"They're going back to compositions that speak to a cruder, more complex social reality.
Yet it has to be expected in this day when world wide 'Yummy Mummies' are being celebrated, and other rather cruder epithets to describe the modern sexy mother.
New Delhi, March 08 -- With the cruder oil prices crossing over $100 per barrel and the crisis in the Middle East destabilizing the entire fuel economy, the new buzz word in automobile industry is to look for alternative fuel technology in the long run.
scientists were in the past, using cruder techniques.
You can even use it without the guide to freehand larger tools that can get by with a somewhat cruder edge.
Built in 1499, the well is still used today for rest and relaxation, however, somewhat disappointingly the site is now signalled by a more recent and far cruder concrete water tower that serves today's local population.
Pitted against estimated costs of cruder Palestinian rockets, as low as $500, that could bleed the defense budget, some analysts have argued.
With new fields in the Arctic and East Siberia, Russia's cruder oil output has shot past 2008's yearly production of 488m tons.