rough (adj.)
violent, harsh, cruel
2H4 II.iii.2[Northumberland to Lady Northumberland and Lady Percy] Give even way unto my rough affairs
2H6 IV.ix.44[King to Buckingham, of York] be not too rough in terms, / For he is fierce and cannot brook hard language
3H6 I.iv.142[York to Queen] Thou [art] stern, obdurate, flinty, rough, remorseless
3H6 I.iv.27[York to his enemies] Come ... rough Northumberland
3H6 II.i.63[Messenger to Richard and Edward, of Rutland] by rough Clifford slain
Tem V.i.50[Prospero alone] this rough magic / I here abjure [unclear meaning: or, unpolished, unrefined]
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