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See definition of roughest on Dictionary.com
  • adj.uneven, irregular
  • adj.stormy; not quiet
  • adj.rude, impolite
  • adj.basic, incomplete
  • adj.approximate

synonyms for roughest

  • bumpy
  • choppy
  • coarse
  • fuzzy
  • harsh
  • rocky
  • rugged
  • bearded
  • broken
  • chapped
  • disheveled
  • jagged
  • nappy
  • ridged
  • ruffled
  • sharp
  • tangled
  • tousled
  • wrinkled
  • asperous
  • brambly
  • bristly
  • bushy
  • cragged
  • craggy
  • cross-grained
  • hairy
  • knobby
  • knotty
  • nodular
  • not smooth
  • scabrous
  • scraggy
  • shaggy
  • stony
  • tufted
  • unequal
  • unfinished
  • unlevel
  • unshaven
  • unshorn
  • woolly
  • wrinkly

antonyms for roughest

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  • calm
  • courteous
  • easy
  • flat
  • gentle
  • mild
  • nice
  • polite
  • refined
  • smooth
  • soft
  • sophisticated
  • neat
  • ordered
  • unwrinkled
  • accurate
  • complete
  • definite
  • even
  • level
  • moderate
  • polished
  • precise
  • regular
  • temperate
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How to use roughest in a sentence

I used to camp in flannels all summer long, in the roughest sort of style, and loved it dearly.
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The chord had been touched that the roughest soldier ever felt!
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Her path was never smooth, but to-day it had been at its roughest.
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Of the total amount of damage, not even the roughest estimate can be made.
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The Lumisana forest covers many square miles of country, and that the roughest and most impenetrable country imaginable.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
He is in the wilderness, clad in roughest garb, subsisting on poorest fare—a living protest against the luxury of the time.
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Evidently the first and roughest idea which would occur to any one who found a corner troublesome, would be to cut it off.
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In any case, as no one answered at once, he dropped to the ground between two of the roughest of the group.
THE CAMP FIRE GIRLS AT THE END OF THE TRAILMARGARET VANDERCOOK
He was undoubtedly the most powerful man in the ward, and even the roughest characters feared to provoke him singly.
CONDEMNED AS A NIHILISTGEORGE ALFRED HENTY
It was sixteen miles to our market town, Steilacoom, over the roughest kind of road.
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