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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CRAGGED

The river was confined between high and cragged rocks, one of which impended above the spot where the canoe rested.

The only ascent to this cragged fortress was by roads cut in the rock, so rugged in many places as to resemble broken stairs.

The mountains were lofty, with snowy peaks and cragged sides; it was hoped, however, that some practicable defile might be found.

To descend a cragged mountain, however, was more difficult and dangerous than to ascend it.

A short march brought them to the foot of the mountain, but its steep and cragged sides almost discouraged hope.

He saw the hurrying warriors directly behind them, and the rough, cragged mass of rocks in front.

Gazing over the cragged summit, he beheld her approaching with a gentleman at her side.

He looked out the window at the cragged horizon and the dying red star behind.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c.; see crag + -y (2).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CRAGGED

craggy

adjectivejagged
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.