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Adjective
Being such as found in nature and not altered by processing or refining
“There'll always be a huge demand here for raw wool from Australia, provided we can keep the spindles here spinning wool and keep them away from spinning synthetics.”
Adjective
Lacking or shed of clothing
“She rubbed her skin, it was raw and ached at the touch.”
Adjective
New to an activity or job and therefore lacking experience or skill
“His raw skills and competitiveness make him a terrific prospect, but the learning curve will continue to be steep.”
Adjective
Marked by wet and windy conditions
“But aside from the odd moment, the album gets lost amid its pumped-up ethos of hard, hard beats, raw language and stereotypical outlook.”
Adjective
Uncomfortably cool
“Saturday morning was hideous - the raw wind nearly took you off your feet and the cold rain cut right through my thin jacket.”
Adjective
Not cooked
“Fresh raw beans have a crunchy sweetness; when cooked, they are rich and creamy.”
Adjective
Frank and realistic in the depiction of unpleasant situations
“The result is the most raw and real portrayal of how a rock group works and how it sometimes doesn't.”
Adjective
Showing no signs of being under control
“… a frightening display of raw anger.”
Adjective
“The event is expected to be a supercharged night of high emotion and raw nostalgia when one of the greatest adventure stories of all time will be told by the men who made it happen.”
Adjective
“The raw vitality of his earlier paintings.”
Noun
The state of having no clothes on one's body
“… a secluded swimming hole where we could swim in the raw.”
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