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synonyms for rough-and-ready

  • ad-lib
  • basic
  • crude
  • extemporaneous
  • improvised
  • jerry-built
  • makeshift
  • primitive
  • provisional
  • thrown together
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
  • wild-and-woolly
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  • sophisticated
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How to use rough-and-ready in a sentence

She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
It secures in many cases, at least, a ready compliance with a large part of the discipline enforced.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Later on, I believe, a child is wont to have his favourite colour, and to be ready to defend it against the preferences of others.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Let your orders for preparation go round tonight, so that your knaves may be ready to set out betimes to-morrow.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
It was only a hut of rough boards, carelessly knocked together for a shepherd's temporary home.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He was mounted on a spirited horse and his manner showed he was ready for any kind of an adventure, no matter where it might lead.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
He reached up for her big, rough straw hat that hung on a peg outside the door, and put it on her head.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The good lady of the house came out to welcome me, and the garon was ready at the step.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ROUGH-AND-READY

  • conditional
  • dependent
  • ephemeral
  • experimental
  • interim
  • limited
  • makeshift
  • passing
  • pro tem
  • provisionary
  • provisory
  • qualified
  • rough-and-ready
  • stopgap
  • temporary
  • test
  • transient
  • transitional
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