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synonyms for roughed

  • design
  • devise
  • draw up
  • forge
  • outline
  • prepare
  • adumbrate
  • characterize
  • compose
  • concoct
  • contrive
  • delineate
  • draw
  • fabricate
  • fashion
  • form
  • frame
  • invent
  • make
  • manufacture
  • plan
  • project
  • rough
  • shape
  • skeleton
  • sketch
  • block out
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antonyms for roughed

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  • disorganize
  • break
  • demolish
  • destroy
  • neglect
  • raze
  • ruin
  • stop
  • tell truth
  • wreck
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How to use roughed in a sentence

His pencil shaded the curving paths to the crest, and aimlessly roughed in a design for a house; this he eyed from several angles.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
This is roughed out as before by an iron tool, a rough fellow tool being made at the same time.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
He said he had roughed it in the West for a year or two first.
DAY AND NIGHT STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
I'd roughed it putty much alwus, an' she was putty clever to me.
DAVID HARUMEDWARD NOYES WESTCOTT
He never hung back from work or shirked his duty, but "roughed it" to the very end.
LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE, ANCIENT AND MODERN VOLUME 11VARIOUS
A brisk and vigorous breeze roughed the waters of the bay that raced shoreward in long rollers to escape its impetuous wooing.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
She was still so tender at heart for him that she would probably have cried now if he had roughed her.
THE VICISSITUDES OF BESSIE FAIRFAXHARRIET PARR
It was almost as if the breath of old age had passed over him, and in the passing had roughed the outlines of his youth.
A WOMAN'S BURDENFERGUS HUME
The overlapping edges must be well roughed up with a knife to make sure that the paste will stick.
BOOKBINDING, AND THE CARE OF BOOKSDOUGLAS COCKERELL
My stenographer, she is a clerk typist, and—I roughed it out and then she typed it for me.
WARREN COMMISSION (5 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. V (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
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