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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Cut with hard blows, without finishing the surface.

Usage examples (32)
  • rough-hew stone or timber
  • Every man had the right to rough-hew his own life.
  • "There is a hand that shapes our ends, rough-hew them as we will."
  • Truly, as the poet says, there's a Divinity that shapes our ends, rough-hew them how we will. for more
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