Cut and Rough


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Cut adjective – Fashioned or shaped by cutting.
Usage example: cut diamonds

Rough is an antonym for cut.
Nearby Words: cutting, cutter, cutout
Antonyms for Cut


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Rough adjective – Not shaped by cutting or trimming.
Usage example: rough gemstones

Cut is an antonym for rough in smooth topic.
Nearby Words: roughly, roughness, roughen, roughening, roughed
Antonyms for Rough
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How words are described

particular particular cut particular rough
little little cut little rough

Common collocations

someone cut someone rough someone

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Far Cry 2 Kleptomaniac Hero: Nobody in the safe areas seems to care about you looting their medical cabinets or walking around with dozens of rough-cut diamonds which presumably belong to someone.
  • Visual Novel / War: 13th Day She's more likely to see the world as a rough-cut shonen than a sparkly shoujo. Attack!
  • All-Natural Gem Polish The dwarves in Dwarf Fortress mine out rough gems that need to be cut before they're usable.
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