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  • adv. In a coarse manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a coarse manner; roughly; rudely; inelegantly; uncivilly; meanly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a coarse manner.
  • Without refinement or grace in delineation or description; rudely.
  • Inelegantly; uncivilly; without art or polish.
  • Grossly; indelicately.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in coarse pieces


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coarse + -ly


  • Yet, to paraphrase coarsely Márquez's dictum given by him both as a writer and a fighter for justice, the writer must take the right to explore, warts and all, both the enemy and the beloved comrade in arms, since only a try for the truth makes sense of being, only a try for the truth edges towards justice just ahead of Yeats's beast slouching to be born.

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  • She had shrunk before now at the thought of men coming to the doors to stare after her, and perhaps even to call coarsely after her; now it seemed the dreariest thing in all the world to ride down this dirty, muddy street and see no man or woman or child, not so much as a saddled horse at a hitching pole.

    Six Feet Four

  • There was a great deal of truth in what Charles said the other day, although he said it coarsely, which is not usual with him; but he felt the subject, and

    Turns of Fortune And Other Tales

  • Relying upon the instability of trajectories, one tries to show that a region of phase points representing the possible micro-states for a system prepared in a non-equilibrium condition will, if the constraints are changed, eventually evolve into a set of phase points that is "coarsely" spread over the entire region of phase space allowed by the changed constraints.

    Philosophy of Statistical Mechanics

  • I've bought the garlic at Costco which is kind of coarsely chopped and buzzed it in the food processor to make garlic puree, which works just fine.

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  • Unlike typical skin aging, which is characterized by the development of fine wrinkles and skin growths, photodamage includes characteristics such as coarsely wrinkled skin, spots of extra pigment or lost pigment and dilated blood vessels on the face.

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  • - Slowly saute coarsely chopped chayote in butter with some onion until the edges carmelize and get crispy, add a chopped (fresh) chile pepper of your choice towards the end of the cooking time, season with salt, pepper and whatever herbs you'd like.

    What did you do with your Chayote today?

  • I've also seen people walking about eating one of these fried "crackers" with a sort of coarsely chopped salad of what appears to be diced tomatoes, onions, possibly chiles.

    Vegetable "chicharr�n" with salady stuff on top

  • Mix the lamb meat with the smashed garlic, finely diced parsley and coarsely ground black pepper

    Page 4

  • Transfer the poached lobster to a bowl and coarsely chop it up to chunks, setting the leftover butter aside.

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