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rough

1. a sketch or preliminary piece of artwork
2. the rough Golf the part of the course bordering the fairways where the grass is untrimmed
3. Tennis Squash Badminton the side of a racket on which the binding strings form an uneven line
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rough

[rəf]
(lapidary)
An uncut gemstone.
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(In Italy, these grits were ground a bit rougher, and later became polenta.)
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The rougher concentrates obtained were subjected to one regrinding and two cleaning operations to achieve higher-grade concentrates of both metals.
When I approached rougher ground, I was forced to pedal harder to keep up the same pace.
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