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unwell

outline

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thug

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rough and ready: makeshift

rough and ready: unrefined

rough someone up

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consisting of or covered with large particles

causing sharp, often prolonged discomfort

hard to deal with or get out of

marked by vigorous physical exertion

in a primitive state; not domesticated or cultivated; produced by nature

not perfected, elaborated, or completed

lacking expert, careful craftsmanship

to be rough or brutal with

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rough in: to draw up a preliminary plan or version of

rough up: to injure or damage, as by abuse or heavy wear

a preliminary plan or version, as of a written work

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the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short

prepare in preliminary or sketchy form

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having or caused by an irregular surface

(of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse

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not quite exact or correct

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full of hardship or trials

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violently agitated and turbulent

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unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound

ready and able to resort to force or violence

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of the margin of a leaf shape

causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

not shaped by cutting or trimming

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not carefully or expertly made

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not perfected

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unpleasantly stern

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unkind or cruel or uncivil

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with roughness or violence ('rough' is an informal variant for 'roughly')

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with rough motion as over a rough surface

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Lisa said: "Having slept rough for them on a couple of occasions previously, I've been able to see first hand exactly how bad the situation is for some of our young people in the centre of London.
Byker Housing Association chief executive Maurice Condie, 49, also slept rough for the night and says there is a real need to make people aware of the homelessness problem in Newcastle.
TONY Blair once slept rough on a park bench like a homeless drop-out, his wife Cherie has revealed.
She said the pair had been sleeping rough and were also thought to have slept rough on a derelict industrial site nearby.
AN UNEMPLOYED man slept rough in his car for a month - little realising he was holding the winning ticket for a pounds 250,000 Lottery prize.
THE fundraising efforts of a group of staff, who slept rough for the night to fight poverty and homelessness, has been boosted by an additional donation by their employer.