Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a rough or rugged manner; especially, with harshness or severity; sternly; rigorously.

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  • adverb In a rugged manner.

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  • adverb in a rugged manner

Etymologies

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rugged +‎ -ly

Examples

  • That's what Ahmad Baharloo's executive producer, Maryam Velgot, calls the ruggedly handsome host of the Persian-language show "Roundtable With You" on Voice of America.

    A Radioactive Dilemma

  • It's a ruggedly beautiful state and I had far too little time to cover far too much ground, and sadly the travel itinaray was not mine.

    First visit to Veracruz Nov 17

  • It's a ruggedly beautiful state and I had far too little time to cover far too much ground, and sadly the travel itinaray was not mine.

    First visit to Veracruz Nov 17

  • "Our network sustained no physical damage and performed ruggedly and durably despite the magnitude of the earthquake," said Bill Kula, a Verizon spokesman.

    Wireless Networks Unscathed By Temblor

  • The great guest stars keep coming, but at least one represents a welcome comeback: Gary Cole reprising his role as Diane's ruggedly handsome and politically opposite sometimes-beau Kurt McVeigh.

    Matt's Picks: February 21-24

  • I would say, from the bridge near Minatitlán to Tuxtla, about three hours or less and during that drive one passes extraordinary mountain passages impossibly green and ruggedly beautiful and I never tire of this magnificent scenic drive which you must see to believe.

    Minatlitl�n to San Crist�bal de Las Casas

  • It's a ruggedly beautiful state and I had far too little time to cover far too much ground, and sadly the travel itinaray was not mine.

    First visit to Veracruz Nov 17

  • I would say, from the bridge near Minatitlán to Tuxtla, about three hours or less and during that drive one passes extraordinary mountain passages impossibly green and ruggedly beautiful and I never tire of this magnificent scenic drive which you must see to believe.

    Minatlitl�n to San Crist�bal de Las Casas

  • It's a ruggedly beautiful state and I had far too little time to cover far too much ground, and sadly the travel itinaray was not mine.

    First visit to Veracruz Nov 17

  • It's a ruggedly beautiful state and I had far too little time to cover far too much ground, and sadly the travel itinaray was not mine.

    First visit to Veracruz Nov 17

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