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crossgrained

See definition of crossgrained on Dictionary.com
  • as inrough
  • as inwayward
  • as incrotchety

synonyms for crossgrained

  • bumpy
  • choppy
  • coarse
  • fuzzy
  • harsh
  • rocky
  • rugged
  • bearded
  • broken
  • chapped
  • disheveled
  • jagged
  • nappy
  • ridged
  • ruffled
  • sharp
  • tangled
  • tousled
  • wrinkled
  • asperous
  • brambly
  • bristly
  • bushy
  • cragged
  • craggy
  • cross-grained
  • hairy
  • knobby
  • knotty
  • nodular
  • not smooth
  • scabrous
  • scraggy
  • shaggy
  • stony
  • tufted
  • unequal
  • unfinished
  • unlevel
  • unshaven
  • unshorn
  • woolly
  • wrinkly
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antonyms for crossgrained

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  • calm
  • courteous
  • easy
  • flat
  • gentle
  • mild
  • nice
  • polite
  • refined
  • smooth
  • soft
  • sophisticated
  • neat
  • ordered
  • unwrinkled
  • accurate
  • complete
  • definite
  • even
  • level
  • moderate
  • polished
  • precise
  • regular
  • temperate
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How to use crossgrained in a sentence

You don't mean to say that that crossgrained surly old fellow is the author of the famous ballads!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 397, NOVEMBER 1848VARIOUS
An auld, crossgrained, faut-finding wife, that I ne'er could hae patience to endure for ten minutes in my days!
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLANDVARIOUS
Nothing altered by time, she was the same crabbed, crossgrained-looking personage I remembered years before.
TOM BURKE OF "OURS", VOLUME II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
Moreover, she had so crossgrained a disposition that Job himself could not have tolerated her.
DEVIL STORIESVARIOUS
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