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Adjective
Worn or torn into or as if into rags
“The shouts of an old woman dressed in ragged clothes surprised us.”
Adjective
Wearing old and torn clothes; unkempt
“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
“The war had begun six months earlier, and by now the fighting had narrowed down to the ragged eastern edge of the country.”
Adjective
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.”
Verb
Simple past tense for annoy
“They rag each other endlessly about race and all its permutations, yet two men couldn't be more bonded together than they are in these mysteries.”
Verb
Simple past tense for tear to pieces
Verb
“… several readers called in to rag the editor for his paper's repeated grammatical lapses.”
Verb
Past participle for annoy
“They rag each other endlessly about race and all its permutations, yet two men couldn't be more bonded together than they are in these mysteries.”
Verb
Past participle for tear to pieces
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