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The walls were built of dark rough stone.
Burlap provides warm color and a rough homespun texture.
Oh boy, I had a rough day at the office.
I feel terrible, I had a rough night last night.
You've been through rough times, you know what it's like.
It's been a rough ride for us, both financially and emotionally.
This is a rough drawing of the table I want to build.
Here is a rough draft for you to read.
The customers sat at rough wooden tables.
I don't know the precise cost, but I can give you a rough idea.
Madeline grew up in a rough neighborhood.
That's a pretty rough bar.
Despite the rough edges, we believe he's a player of great potential.
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