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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ROUGH DIAMOND

And so you discovered your rough diamond yesterday, and have polished him in a day.

He was a rough diamond—a rough sort of man in every sense of the word.

The colonel was something of a rough diamond but the soul of honor.

He noticed one day at his elbow a rough diamond and a garnet on a board.

He was a carpenter and joiner, a good tradesman and a rough diamond.

A rough diamond, needing nothing but to be cut, polished, and set!

They saw no city airs; all they saw was that a rough diamond had been polished.

Rough diamond as he was, he was truly one of nature's gentlemen.

He was a rough diamond, yet most revered, with great kindness in his heart.

Hard and crusty on the outside—a rough diamond, if you know what I mean—but one of Nature's own gentlemen.

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