Thesaurus / rougher

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As he was travelling upstream the country was becoming higher and rougher.

The Grizzly KingJames Oliver Curwood

The sanctuary contains a sedile and piscina, and a stoup and a rougher piscina will be found in the nave.

SomersetG.W. Wade and J.H. Wade

For the rougher outside work there were a number of Italians, whom Adelle liked to entertain with her tourist Italian.

Clark's FieldRobert Herrick

She was angered by him; she was in the mood to make herself seem all the rougher, fiercer, naughtier, and more callous.

Under Two FlagsOuida [Louise de la Ramee]

The bar of McGinty's saloon was crowded as usual; for it was the favourite loafing place of all the rougher elements of the town.

The Valley of FearSir Arthur Conan Doyle

Rougher and steeper grew the ascent; more and more the Indians cowered, huddling together in rear of the soldiers.

Starlight RanchCharles King

A second party, about as large, followed in the course of a week, and had even a rougher time than the first.

The truth was that this sort of life was exactly to her taste, and the wilder and rougher it was the better it suited her.

The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis StevensonNellie van De Grift Sanchez

For flies—chub will rise greedily at any large palmers, the larger and rougher the better.

Prose IdyllsCharles Kingsley

He was a weakly child, and amused himself with drawing instead of the rougher sports of his companions.

English PaintersHarry John Wilmot-Buxton

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