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  • adjective superlative form of coarse: most coarse.

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Examples

  • Men of deserved renown, and peerless women, lived upon what we should now call the coarsest fare, and paced the rushes in their rooms with as high, or as contented thoughts, as their better-fed and better-clothed descendants can boast of.

    Friends in Council — First Series

  • I'm fascinated by the way that the coarsest plants often have the most delicate texture to their flowers.

    Vignettes from the K-State Gardens « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • While others in the Order called the immortals miscreats, short for miscreations, Declan often used the term detrus, the coarsest word they had for them.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • I am the coarsest of craftsmen, a rough carpenter, an unrefined framer.

    Amber Room

  • As it was, I lived ungazed at and unmolested, hardly thanked for the pittance of food and clothes which I gave; so much does suffering blunt even the coarsest sensations of men.

    Chapter 19

  • Jack and Lloyd reveal that Jack thinks of women in the coarsest possible terms: he describes Wendy as “the old sperm-bank” and “that bitch.”

    2009 August

  • While others in the Order called the immortals miscreats, short for miscreations, Declan often used the term detrus, the coarsest word they had for them.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • They're making off like bandits, finding the lowest, coarsest common denominators and playing them to their political advantage.

    Stephanie Sandberg: God On The Spoon

  • Feelings and thoughts than with his coarsest actions.

    The Lake of Geneva

  • As it was, I lived ungazed at and unmolested, hardly thanked for the pittance of food and clothes which I gave; so much does suffering blunt even the coarsest sensations of men.

    Chapter 2

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