Definitions

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  • adjective superlative form of raw: most raw.

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Examples

  • Of late, it has become nothing more than a Three Ring Circus with Obama, Biden, Pelosi, and Reed in the Ring for all to see them in their "rawest" form.

    Democrats raise money off of Biden's F-bomb

  • Canadian journalist and tar sands expert Andrew Nikiforuk calls this final product “the world’s dirtiest hydrocarbon oil.” Canada used to transform bitumen from its rawest into its ultimate form, sending synthetic crude through pipelines to the U.S. Now, however, with Canada’s refineries maxing out, U.S. refineries are increasingly taking up the task of turning bitumen into the mock crude that makes even my Prius environmentally unfriendly.

    Ellen Cantarow: Energy Is Ugly: Tar Sands Make Their Mark

  • In recent years it seems "folk-inspired" records by bands like Fleet Foxes, Blitzen Trapper, and Midlake have dominated the upper parts of the Bestest, but "The Wild Hunt" is probably the purest and most authentic folk record I have fallen for since the earliest and the rawest Elliot Smith albums.

    Marc Ruxin: The Bestest 2010 -- Tunage

  • In recent years it seems "folk-inspired" records by bands like Fleet Foxes, Blitzen Trapper, and Midlake have dominated the upper parts of the Bestest, but "The Wild Hunt" is probably the purest and most authentic folk record I have fallen for since the earliest and the rawest Elliot Smith albums.

    Marc Ruxin: The Bestest 2010 -- Tunage

  • The pyramid cover is my winner, and it's the rawest of the covers, and that captures the spirit of the stories for me.

    Book Cover Smackdown! 'I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream' Edition

  • As everyone's real story unfolds, it seems the film offers a terrific premise for a "real" reality show — one that cuts to the rawest bone.

    Waking Lives, Dream States

  • The rawest and most public struggle over spending is between Liam Fox at the Ministry of Defence and the chancellor.

    The Tories are still struggling to come to terms with the new order

  • Canadian journalist and tar sands expert Andrew Nikiforuk calls this final product “the world’s dirtiest hydrocarbon oil.” Canada used to transform bitumen from its rawest into its ultimate form, sending synthetic crude through pipelines to the U.S. Now, however, with Canada’s refineries maxing out, U.S. refineries are increasingly taking up the task of turning bitumen into the mock crude that makes even my Prius environmentally unfriendly.

    Ellen Cantarow: Energy Is Ugly: Tar Sands Make Their Mark

  • It was not a technical decision about a seat on the shadow cabinet, but a choice about the rest of his life, made against the rawest backdrop possible.

    Why David Miliband felt he could not stay on at the frontbench

  • If you want access to "mind" in its rawest precincts, this is it.

    Experimental Fiction

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