Synonyms for crudely

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Their religion, to him, seemed such a crudely selfish affair.

True, it was crudely conceived and expressed, at this period; but he will improve with time.

I'm in love with Gino—don't pass it off—I mean it crudely—you know what I mean.

She was amazing in a sort of unsubtle way; crudely amazing—I thought.

In the beginning, their sensations were crudely formulative.

"That's your privilege," Ralph answered, who had not been used to being so crudely addressed.

Such, crudely and baldly, is the famous nebular hypothesis of Laplace.

They all paused to read the letters so crudely forked in the wet sand.

"You put it crudely," he said, his eyes narrowed with warmth.

For the parts had been crudely fashioned by the inventor's own hands.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "in a raw state," from Latin crudus "rough; not cooked, raw, bloody," from PIE *krue-do-, from PIE *kreue- (1) "raw flesh" (see raw). Meaning "lacking grace" is first attested 1640s. Related: Crudely; crudeness. Crude oil is from 1865.

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