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This arch was roughhewn on the flat surfaces and on about half of the outer curved surface, or extrados.
THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF MARLBOROUGH, VIRGINIAC. MALCOLM WATKINS
Their gestures were unstudiedly graceful, and their roughhewn faces were pleasant in expression.
THE CAPTAIN OF THE GRAY-HORSE TROOPHAMLIN GARLAND
The contrast between the resolute, handsome young white man and the roughhewn Tetong was superb.
THE CAPTAIN OF THE GRAY-HORSE TROOPHAMLIN GARLAND
Nevertheless, the altar has been left there—an altar of unpolished wood, placed against a background of roughhewn stone.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
In youth the land mass was roughhewn and cut deep by stream erosion.
THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGYWILLIAM HARMON NORTON
She reminded one of a roughhewn granite statue of old Egypt; and she was just as magnificently imposing.
I, THOU, AND THE OTHER ONEAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
They saw in this history a Divinity that had shaped their ends, however roughhewn they may have been.
RELIGION AND THE WARVARIOUS
It consisted of cabins of roughhewn logs surrounded by a stockade.
BLUE RIDGE COUNTRYJEAN THOMAS
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WORDS RELATED TO ROUGHHEWN

  • austere
  • crude
  • cursory
  • formless
  • hard
  • imperfect
  • preliminary
  • raw
  • rough-and-ready
  • roughhewn
  • rudimentary
  • shapeless
  • sketchy
  • spartan
  • tentative
  • uncompleted
  • uncut
  • undressed
  • unfashioned
  • unfinished
  • unformed
  • unhewn
  • unpolished
  • unprocessed
  • unrefined
  • unwrought
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