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synonyms for roughing

  • 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 roughing

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

The daughter had a fiancé named Allen who liked roughing it, too; so he went along.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
His account in 'Roughing It' of the Humboldt mining experience is sufficiently good history to make detail here unnecessary.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
In 'Roughing It' we are led to believe that the author regarded this as a gift from heaven and accepted it straightaway.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
The story of that first lecture, as told in Roughing It, is a faithful one, and need only be summarized here.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Roughing it is making the best of it; only a slob and a chump goes dirty and has a sloppy-looking camp.
THE BOOK OF CAMP-LORE AND WOODCRAFTDAN BEARD
The three years of hardship and roughing it had converted the careless school-boy into a powerful young fellow.
CONDEMNED AS A NIHILISTGEORGE ALFRED HENTY
I know, from my own experience, that nothing can be made more delightful than our modern fashion of ‘roughing it.’
THE AUTOMOBILE GIRLS IN THE BERKSHIRESLAURA DENT CRANE
We must premise to the honorable company that our accommodation is of the simplest; 'roughing' shall be the order of the day.
ROLAND CASHELCHARLES JAMES LEVER
(2 and 3) Roughing or bringing the surfaces of the glass roughly to the proper convex or concave shape.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
The process of roughing is not always carried out exactly as described, and will be referred to again.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
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