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synonyms for rough-hew

  • chisel
  • divide
  • engrave
  • etch
  • fashion
  • hack
  • mold
  • sculpt
  • shape
  • slice
  • chip
  • cleave
  • dissect
  • dissever
  • form
  • grave
  • hew
  • incise
  • indent
  • model
  • mould
  • pattern
  • slash
  • stipple
  • sunder
  • tool
  • trim
  • whittle
  • block out
  • insculpt
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antonyms for rough-hew

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  • combine
  • unite
  • increase
  • join
  • mend
  • sew
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How to use rough-hew in a sentence

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
It was only a hut of rough boards, carelessly knocked together for a shepherd's temporary home.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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
England proclaimed a rough indignation at the demand for Gibraltar, which Austria had made in behalf of Spain.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The advance had to be carefully made, for the country was rough, wooded, and covered with a dense undergrowth of bushes.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
A little corral for the sheep, and a rough shed for the pony, and the home was complete: far the prettiest home they had ever had.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
You know MacRae, Lyn; it's mighty poor business for any man to tread on his toes, much less go walking rough-shod all over him.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Uncle Harry took him for walks and consoled him with rough tenderness, never calling him Black Sheep.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
A dot or two, sometimes only one, sometimes as many as five, are thrown in as a rough way of indicating the features.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The scouts were in advance, and had been following the trail through a rough and broken country.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ROUGH-HEW

  • block out
  • chip
  • chisel
  • cleave
  • dissect
  • dissever
  • divide
  • engrave
  • etch
  • fashion
  • form
  • grave
  • hack
  • hew
  • incise
  • indent
  • insculpt
  • model
  • mold
  • mould
  • pattern
  • rough-hew
  • sculpt
  • shape
  • slash
  • slice
  • stipple
  • sunder
  • tool
  • trim
  • whittle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.