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  • adjective Somewhat rough.

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  • adjective Somewhat rough.

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  • adjective somewhat rough


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rough +‎ -ish


  • 'em now, Miss; the trail's kind of roughish like, but ef yo'll jist take the lantern an 'foller 'long ahead I reckon we'll make hit all right.

    The Gold Girl

  • "What will your mother say, Ginny, about a pack of roughish lesbians descending on her suburban sanctity?"


  • It had to have a roughish interior and a glazed exterior, and I wanted a pot that was attractive, but not fancy looking or decorated.

    Beans and the Pot

  • The man engaged to bear his box — Tom knew him well: a Dragon man — came stamping up the stairs, and made a roughish bow to Tom (to whom in common times he would have nodded with a grin) as though he were aware of what had happened, and wished him to perceive it made no difference to HIM.

    The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

  • In appearance all were marked by a rakish intelligent dissimilarity of tramadol cheap, one generally being socio-structural and the roughish single-shot.

    Think Progress » From Bad to Worse

  • Starlight had changed his clothes, and was dressed like a swell — away on a roughish trip, but still like a swell.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • He could make pretty good play in thick country, and ride a roughish horse, too.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • At the large Chinese village of Rassa, a clever little Sumatra pony met us; and after passing through some roughish clearings, on which tapioca is being planted, we arrived here at 4 P.M., having traveled sixty miles in thirty-three hours.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • Hardy as he was, no horse could stand that altogether; so we kept him under shelter in a roughish kind of a loose box we had knocked up, and fed him on bush hay.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • Clothed as backwoodsmen are generally clothed, not over elaborately, his garments bore witness to long and roughish wear.

    Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon


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