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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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Instead, they continue to resort to the crudest possible attempts to threaten, bully and harass our members" - RMT general secretary Mick Cash.
Sandino, who was part of the original theater production, relates: 'I remember falling in love with the script the first time I read it-even in its crudest form then.'
Shah Rukh also spoke about his social initiative via Meer Foundation, an organisation that works extensively towards empowering women subjected to acid attack."To disfigure a woman by throwing acid on her face is to me one of the crudest acts of subjugation imaginable.
Then again, there are mass murderers who collect guns and adopt uniforms for themselves, without ever going so far as to work up a doctrine and publish a manifestopeople who enjoy the benefits, as it were, of a suicidal and murderous ideology (namely, the opportunity to sport a natty uniform of some kind, and to go out and massacre random crowds), without having to do the hard work of mastering even the crudest of ideas.
Research has shown that the plant extract, even in its crudest form, will lower very low-density lipo protein cholesterol (bad cholesterol), while simultaneously elevating high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (good cholesterol), thus affording protection against heart disease.
The Chief Minister's letter was one of the crudest attacks leveled against the Sri Lanka Government and on one of its law enforcing agency - the Sri Lanka Navy.
Almost everyone from a minority background I've met here feels Trump's campaign is appealing to the crudest instincts of a core white vote.
The MP was shamed yet again this week, after it was revealed he had hooked up with a woman he'd met online, had sex with her on his tax-funded desk and sent the lucky lady thousands of raunchy texts, including many that described his intimate intentions and aspirations in the crudest detail.
Much has been made throughout his campaign to win the Republican nomination of his outrageous behaviour from belittling female TV interviewers in the crudest of terms to talking of banning Muslims from entering the US.
This sounds simple enough, but almost everything in 21st-century life presses in the opposite direction, toward a fragmented outlook only overcome by the crudest sympathies of ideology, demography, and temper.
Seth MacFarlane, voice of America's crudest teddy bear Ted, joins partner in crime Mark Wahlberg at the premiere of "Ted 2" at the Ziegfield in New York City.
Al-Qaeda and other faces of terror like Anders Behring Breivik may be the perpetrators of the crudest form of hate crime and terror, but the roots of such hatred may be found in the minds of several such elements living in the society whether they be in America or in parts of Europe.
Music has been an integral part of video games from their crudest beginnings to the sophisticated productions of today.
But when areas such as Texas experience ice storms, even the crudest of its oilmen might begin to concede that the environmental issue is deeply serious.
Despite the show being filled with some of the crudest language ever performed on stage, the Book of Mormon's central edict is love and acceptance.