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  • 1 fellow — [fel′ō, fel′ə] n. [ME felaghe < Late OE feolaga, partner < feoh (see FEE) + laga, a laying down (see LAW), after ON félagi: basic sense, “one laying down wealth for a joint undertaking”; FELLOW senses 5, 6, 7, after L socius: see ASSOCIATE] …

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  • 2 coarse-grained — adjective 1. composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency granular sugar the photographs were grainy and indistinct it left a mealy residue • Syn: ↑farinaceous, ↑grainy, ↑granular, ↑granulose, ↑ …

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  • 3 rough — I. a. 1. Uneven, rugged, craggy, cragged, jagged, scraggy, scabrous. 2. Unhewn, unwrought, unfashioned, formless, shapeless. 3. Unpolished (as a gem), uncut, unfinished. 4. Shaggy, hairy, coarse, hirsute, bristly, ragged, disordered. 5. Coarse,… …

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  • 4 roughneck — {n.} A low, coarse fellow. * /The only boys in the neighborhood are a bunch of roughnecks, and Mrs. Smith is unhappy about the fact that her son is rapidly becoming one of them./ …

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  • 5 roughneck — {n.} A low, coarse fellow. * /The only boys in the neighborhood are a bunch of roughnecks, and Mrs. Smith is unhappy about the fact that her son is rapidly becoming one of them./ …

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  • 6 Roughscuff — Rough scuff, n. [Rough + scuff.] A rough, coarse fellow; collectively, the lowest class of the people; the rabble; the riffraff. [Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 whoreson — noun Usage: often attributive Date: 14th century 1. bastard 2. a coarse fellow used as a generalized term of abuse …

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  • 8 roughneck — noun A low, coarse fellow. The only boys in the neighborhood are a bunch of roughnecks, and Mrs. Smith is unhappy about the fact that her son is rapidly becoming one of them …

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  • 9 rowdy — I. n. (Colloq.) Rough, bully, ruffian, coarse fellow. II. a. (Colloq.) 1. Disreputable, blackguard, rough. 2. Flashy, coarsely showy …

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  • 10 Huron — Huron1 [hyoor′än΄, hyoor′ən] n. pl. Hurons or Huron [Fr huron, coarse fellow, ruffian < hure, unkempt head] 1. a member of a confederation of North American Indian peoples that lived between Georgian Bay and Lake Ontario, Canada, now living in …

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  • 11 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 12 Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… …

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  • 13 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 14 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 15 humour — /hyooh meuhr/, n., v.t., Chiefly Brit. humor. Usage. See or1. * * * I (Latin; fluid ) In early Western physiological theory, one of the four body fluids thought to determine a person s temperament and features. As hypothesized by Galen, the four… …

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  • 16 Italian literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the Italian language that had its beginnings in the 13th century. Until that time nearly all literary work composed in the Middle Ages was written in Latin. Moreover, it was predominantly… …

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  • 17 rude — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. barbarous, crude, primitive, rough, rustic; harsh, rugged; coarse, uncouth; discourteous, uncivil, insolent. See vulgarity, courtesy, inelegance, formlessness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Boorish]… …

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  • 18 Henri Murger — (March 27 1822 Paris, January 28, 1861) was a French novelist and poet, born at Paris.He is chiefly distinguished as the author of Scènes de la Vie de Bohème, from his own experiences as a desperately poor writer living in a Parisian attic,… …

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  • 19 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 20 Louis le Brocquy — Infobox Artist name = Louis le Brocquy imagesize = 230px caption = Photograph by Perry Ogden, 2000 birthdate = Birth date and age|1916|11|10|df=yes location = Dublin, Ireland deathdate = deathplace = nationality = Irish field = Painting, Drawing …

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