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- adv. In a crude manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a crude, immature manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without due knowledge or skill; without form or arrangement.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a crude or unrefined manner
- adv. in a crude and unskilled manner
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Laurent Gras, Executive chef, L2O, Chicago: F&W Best New Chef 2002 Laurent Gras's name crudely translates to "Fat Larry" in French -- wholly ironic, considering he carries an incredible two percent body fat (the average is about 13 to 17 percent for an adult male).
When he called Taylor at one of their homes, Burton answered the phone and explained in crudely graphic terms exactly why he was there with Taylor.
We underline the modifier "crude" because crudely is how the political system deals with policy challenges.
Largely kept isolated from others, he was first held in crudely constructed jungle cages and later in cold prison cells, ending up in the infamous Hanoi
The principle, to put it very crudely, is similar to the Exchange and Equalization Fund England introduced when she went off the gold standard.
They can be forgivingly called crudely drawn and underwritten, and each bibles was usually based on the image of a movie starlet or famous comics character Mae West and Popeye being the most popular, apparently engaging in antics best left behind closed doors.
The people were attending a spiritual cleansing ceremony in what witnesses described as a crudely built hut at a scenic resort.
He had forced away the notion of crudely and crassly pitting one of them against the other.
'Yes; putting it crudely, that is exactly what I do mean.'
-- that is to say crudely, police agents and activists.