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Adjective
Worn, torn, or ragged, as if into rags
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“The shouts of an old woman dressed in ragged clothes surprised us.”
Adjective
Wearing old and torn clothes
“Beside me in the line were ragged mothers with their children in their arms, and at their feet, old infirm men, and young men who are in destitute circumstances.”
Adjective
Having an irregular or uneven surface, edge, or outline
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“The war had begun six months earlier, and by now the fighting had narrowed down to the ragged eastern edge of the country.”
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Lacking finish, smoothness, or uniformity
“His command of six strings incorporates a hair-raising degree of proficiency and versatility from tingling jangles to hypnotic jigs and ragged fragments of blues.”
Adjective
Afflicted by a dry, quite harsh voice
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Verb
Past tense for to mock or annoy someone
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“When they get together, they rag each other, really tear each other up, with mock insults.”
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Past tense for to reprimand (someone) severely
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“He looks quite comfortable. But I must remember to rag him about his snoring.”
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Past tense for to continue to bring up as a point of contention
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Past tense for to talk humorously or flippantly (about something or someone)
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