Rough and Refined


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Rough adjective – Hastily or roughly constructed.
Usage example: made a rough camp as darkness fell over the forest

Refined is an antonym for rough in topics: basic, ungracious, rude, stormy, uneven.
Nearby Words: roughly, roughness, roughen, roughening, roughed
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Refined adjective – Made or done with extreme care and accuracy.
Usage example: the dressmaker took a set of quite refined measurements before actually starting work

Rough is an antonym for refined in cultured topic.
Nearby Words: refinement, refining, refiner
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manner rough manner refined manner
animation rough animation refined animation
man rough man refined man
style rough style refined style
Other nouns: appearance, type, art, way, characters, personality, language, accent, voice, version.
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