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  • adjective superlative form of crude: most crude.

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Examples

  • This is what he does for a living and he is well known as the crudest most outrageous comedian of our time.

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  • Never mind dissing Jehovah's Witnesses, peaceful and law-abiding citizens of our country, in the crudest possible manner -- let's make our national anthem compulsory.

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  • The total of all the known thefts of HEU around the world tracked by the International Atomic Energy Agency between 1993 and 2006 was just less than eight kilos, far short of the twenty-five kilos needed for the crudest bomb.

    The Longest War

  • The total of all the known thefts of HEU around the world tracked by the International Atomic Energy Agency between 1993 and 2006 was just less than eight kilos, far short of the twenty-five kilos needed for the crudest bomb.

    The Longest War

  • Or that, as philosopher of language W.V.O. Quine put it, the crudest and most tiresome sort of linguistic redundancy is "direct repetition."

    When the Multitude Shouts With One Voice

  • Such literalism in its crimes is very much part of the way this crudest of power structures seeks to present itself.

    Can Syrians dare to hope? | Rana Kabbani

  • In Honduras, something which has always happened, the press, controlled by conservative groups, use the crudest tools to halt any movement that involves a change in the political structure that means, for them, the loss of privileges, comforts and material resources, usually obtained by irregular means.

    Global Voices in English » Honduras: Political Crisis Over Controversial Referendum

  • In the crudest version of the story, the ñaqak lies in wait on country roads to kill unwary travellers, hastens them back to a cave or mineshaft, and hangs them on hooks upside-down, catching their fat in receptacles.

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  • They are the crudest tool for those who have few options.

    Indifferent elites, poverty and police brutality – all reasons to riot in the UK | Gary Younge

  • Spencer delights in mining the crudest elements of sex and bodily functions for toe-curling but breathtaking entertainment.

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