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


I was probably the highest private and rawest recruit in the army.

They were about the rawest lot of recruits the sergeant had ever tackled.

The officer in charge of them turned to one of the rawest of his men.

"It is just a chance—just the rawest of all chances," he went on, ignoring my query.

He had touched the old south in its rawest point and he was too new a citizen.

There's a partial mass-energy conversion in its rawest form.

It is a bright but chilly morning, one of November's rawest efforts.

Primitive society held property in common in the gens and clan, but only in the rawest and most undeveloped stage.

But the oldest Christian amongst them needed the exhortation as much as the rawest recruit in the ranks.

A 'Fact,' in the common use of the word, is a particular observation: it is the material of science in its rawest state.