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rough-hewn

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Librizzi has always struck me as an admirable man, rough-hewn as a New York cabbie.

The man is uncivil and impolitic, rough-hewn enough for leather fringe and dung-crusted boots.

He glanced at the rough-hewn crowd by the rail, and said grimly: Mighty grateful to you fellows.

It is a large Norman bowl, rough-hewn and of ancient aspect, which when in use was for convenience set upon a wooden block.

An outsider, one of the world's common folk, would have made but little out of Randolph's brief, rough-hewn sentences.

Slabsides, as he called this human birds-nest, was a two-story shack of rough-hewn timbers.

Larry was trained at reading faces; and in the rough-hewn, grinning features of Hunt he read good-fellowship.

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On this page you'll find 193 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rough-hewn, such as: crude, grainy, harsh, chapped, coarse-grained, and granular.

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

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