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rude

[WPI] 1. Badly written or functionally poor, e.g. a program that is very difficult to use because of gratuitously poor design decisions. Opposite: cuspy.

2. Anything that manipulates a shared resource without regard for its other users in such a way as to cause a (non-fatal) problem. Examples: programs that change tty modes without resetting them on exit, or windowing programs that keep forcing themselves to the top of the window stack. Compare all-elbows.
References in classic literature ?
The Poncas, sorely pressed, took refuge behind a rude bulwark of earth; but the Blackbird kept up so galling a fire, that he seemed likely to execute his menace.
A scant five miles north of their rude shelter, all unknown to them, and practically as remote as though separated by thousands of miles of impenetrable jungle, lay the snug little cabin of Tarzan of the Apes.
By stretching them upon the stems of trees, and diligently scraping them, he had managed to save them in a fair condition, and now that his clothes were threatening to cover his nakedness no longer, he commenced to fashion a rude garment of them, using a sharp thorn for a needle, and bits of tough grass and animal tendons in lieu of thread.
And thus between plain, rude, and curious I stand abashed.
For in France was I never, and was born and learned my English in Kent, in the Weald, where I doubt not is spoken as broad and rude English as in any place in England.
Depressed people may lack the initiative to use memory-enhancing mental strategies because competing thoughts leave them "in a muddle," Hertel and Rude propose, but when they are forced to focus on the task at hand by relying on external memory cues, such as nouns and sentence decisions, normal memory may rise to the surface.
Be rude to me and I will be rude to you,' said President Duterte, addressing his critics on Friday during Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez's birthday celebration in Tagum City.
Bosses of Rude were granted permission to transfer their sexual entertainment venue licence from 65 Duke Street to 64 Duke Street by councillors at Liverpool town hall.
He said: "At Rude Grooming we sell beard oils which moisturise the beard and the skin underneath and encourage beard growth.
The Rude Birds, who are part of Cardiff Roller Collective, will be on home ground for the all-female flat-track bout.
He was still rude and arrogant so I said "okay forget" because I thought he did not know the problem and couldn't help.
Monday's opening episode looks at the beginnings of Rude Britannia in the early 18th century and travels through the years of the Georgian age to Queen Victoria in 1837.