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rough-and-tumble

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Synonyms for rough-and-tumble

adj rough
  • rugged
  • strenuous
  • tempestuous
  • turbulent
  • buffeting
  • dry
  • grating
  • husky
  • knockabout
  • rasping
  • tough
  • wild
  • agitated
  • blustering
  • blustery
  • boisterous
  • cacophonous
  • choppy
  • coarse
  • discordant
  • furious
  • gruff
  • harsh
  • hoarse
  • inclement
  • inharmonious
  • jarring
  • raging
  • raucous
  • squally
  • stridulent
  • tumultous/tumultuous
  • unmusical

Antonyms for rough-and-tumble

  • calm
  • easy
  • facile
  • gentle
  • mild
  • moderate
  • controllable
  • delicate
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More words related to rough-and-tumble

fighting

noun. battle, encounter

knockabout

adjective. rough

stopgap

adjective. temporarily helping

struggle

noun. hard try; fight to win
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.