ruggedly


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rug·ged

 (rŭg′ĭd)
adj.
1. Having a rough irregular surface: rugged terrain.
2. Having strong features marked with furrows or wrinkles: the rugged face of the old sailor.
3. Having a sturdy build or strong constitution: a rugged trapper who spent months in the wilderness.
4. Tempestuous; stormy: the rugged weather of the North Atlantic.
5. Demanding great effort, ability, or endurance: the rugged conditions of barracks life.
6. Lacking culture or polish; coarse and rude: rugged manners and ribald wit.

[Middle English, shaggy, of Scandinavian origin.]

rug′ged·ly adv.
rug′ged·ness n.
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Adv.1.ruggedly - in a rugged manner
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Translations
بِخُشونَه، بِغَلاظَه
hruběpevně
forreventgroftrobust
markánsan
hörkulega; gróflega
engebeli bir şekilde

rugged

(ˈragid) adjective
1. rocky; uneven. rugged mountains.
2. strong; tough. a rugged character; He had rugged good looks; He is tall and rugged.
ˈruggedly adverb
ˈruggedness noun
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Old Betty Higden fared upon her pilgrimage as many ruggedly honest creatures, women and men, fare on their toiling way along the roads of life.
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His face was ruggedly formed, but it looked like ashes--like something from which all the warmth and light had died out.
All his journeys were ruggedly performed; for he was always steadfast in a purpose of saving money for Emily's sake, when she should be found.
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