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adjective     ragged pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    mainly literary torn and dirty

    a pair of ragged shorts

  2. 2
    with edges that are not straight or smooth

    the ragged appearance of a bite wound

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  3. 4
    not smooth or regular

    He took a few ragged breaths and began to run again.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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