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Definition of "rough-grained" []

  • Having a rough grain or fiber; hence, figuratively, having coarse traits of character; not polished. (adjective)

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Use "rough-grained" in a sentence
  • "* Fruit of the sapodilla tree (Achras sapota); size of a small apple, rough-grained, yellow to greyish pulp."
  • "At the other side, she puts her hand on a great ash tree, and I see there is a dark thread of silk wound around the rough-grained wood of the thick trunk."
  • "All mushed up in my head, the details of new motherhood melted together into a sort of swampy mess – shitspitsleepshitswaddlespitshitsleep – but out on the screen, out in front of me, those details broke apart and became less like muck and more like particles of rough-grained sand, little glimmering nuggets that sparkled if I held them or looked at them at just the right angle."
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