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adjective as in rocky


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After all, Kansas is as rock-ribbed a Republican state as they come.

I am shocked at how many New Yorkers I had thought to be rock-ribbed Democrats are attending Romney fundraisers.

Republicans, particularly rock-ribbed Reaganites, have compromised themselves into a corner.

There was the cove, sweeping in to the left, along the bluff opposite, which was high and rock-ribbed.

High above him towered a rock-ribbed peak, so tall that even in summer its upper reaches were snowbound.

Vast chasms rent the sides of rock-ribbed mountains, and the place looked desolate and barren to a degree.

His path through life is about three feet wide and bordered with rock-ribbed conventionality.

A huge rock-ribbed canyon, at the bottom of which rolls the Oregon, separates the two.

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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rock-ribbed, such as: craggy, jagged, rough, bouldered, flinty, and hard.

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