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adjective as in ragged, notched


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The first time came when my mom was visiting from Texas and, with her guidance, I created a few jagged hems on dresses I mostly wore at home.

At the top of the mountain, with views of the valley floor against the backdrop of the jagged Tetons, everyone breathed a bit easier.

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This remote corner of northern Washington looks like Switzerland, with its jagged, snowy peaks.

At 13,000 feet, they reached the final leg, where they would climb out of a narrow corridor and onto the jagged ridge.

Rather than jagged lines and aggressive arrows, she came up with a circle inside another circle.

Their jagged edges and razor sharp teeth make you stand a little further back then normal.

Picasso worked from the photograph to create the blocked, jagged shapes he painted on canvas.

Jagged walls of rock, a palette of blacks and greys, loom over us.

The landscape is immense—rivers, hills, flatlands, jagged mountains.

Situated at 5,400 feet, it's encircled by jagged peaks that make you feel you're cupped inside a caldera.

The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.

They stopped, leaning over a jagged fence made of sea-drift, to ask for water.

There was no water in the ravine, but the rocks were jagged and sharp, and they had to use much care to save their tires.

Thickets were swept as with a great jagged scythe by the leaden hail which swept through them.

One last effort—and he was out of the forest; the jagged summit still towered above him, but he could look forth—on what a view!

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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jagged, such as: broken, craggy, irregular, rugged, uneven, and barbed.

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