Thesaurus / rough
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
But it was rough and thunderous still, and its wave-crests gleamed whitely under the starlight.
CULM ROCKGLANCE GAYLORD
Thure and Bud were too familiar with this type of wilderness manhood to be worried in the least over their rough looks and dress.
THE CAVE OF GOLDEVERETT MCNEIL
A sudden turn of the trail revealed a squatter's hut built of rough lumber, and standing beneath a live-oak.
BUNCH GRASSHORACE ANNESLEY VACHELL
We have had hard times, and hard marching through this rough country, but thanks be to God, I have escaped with a whole skin.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Rough steps were cut in the side of the pit and, after descending some thirty feet, John found himself in a long passage.
FOR THE TEMPLEG. A. HENTY
Don Gesualdo had gone across the rough grass of the garden, and had passed out of sight beyond the tall hedge of rose-laurel.
Could she hate a country, however barren and rough, if it had saved the health and happiness of her future husband?
THE CALL OF THE CANYONZANE GREY
But then it was their desire to learn how to rough it, taking the knocks with the good things.
THE BOY SCOUTS IN THE BLUE RIDGEHERBERT CARTER
Gerald had a severe attack of pneumonia, from which we had much ado to bring him back to health, and Rough was ill.
It is a rough system, and I am too ignorant to venture to examine it.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 8 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
WORDS RELATED TO ROUGH
- rough go
- tall order
- tough proposition
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