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Adjective
Not having been cooked, or undercooked
“Fresh raw beans have a crunchy sweetness, yet when cooked, they are rich and creamy.”
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In a raw, natural or unrefined state
“The back end of the fuel cycle takes the produced raw petroleum fluids and refines these fluids into useful products.”
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In a crude or unfinished state
“This is only a raw draft of the report and many details will still need to be fleshed out in due course.”
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New to an activity or job and therefore lacking experience or skill
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“His raw skills and competitiveness make him a terrific prospect, but the learning curve will continue to be steep.”
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Characterized by windy or stormy conditions
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“They fought in the rain and fog of raw winter days of short twilights.”
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Uncomfortably or unpleasantly cold
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“The wind blows in from the distant sea with a raw chill, and overhead, the clouds muster in thick black columns.”
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(of a wound) Sore or painful, typically from being freshly inflicted
“My wound was raw. My pain was excruciating. I sobbed convulsively, uncontrollably.”
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Chafed or bruised, especially of skin
“The ultimate goal is to keep a thin film of ointment over the raw skin until reepithelialization takes place.”
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Frank and realistic in the depiction of unpleasant situations
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“The result is a raw and realistic portrayal of how a rock group works and how it sometimes doesn't.”
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Not restrained or held in check
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“Jorge consolidated his presence in the public eye following back-to-back victories that showcased a newfound level of raw power in his offense.”
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Characterized by a fervent and undisguised emotion or quality
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“The event is expected to be a supercharged night of high emotion and raw nostalgia.”
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Plain or lacking in embellishments
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“In terms of design, the magazine looks pretty raw.”
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Coarse or crude, especially of language
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“While I'm grateful for the invention of the computer, it causes me to spew out prolific amounts of raw verbiage.”
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Lacking social grace, elegance or charm
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“This is a tough task in a room filled with young adolescents bursting with overt needs and raw social skills.”
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Bare or exposed due to a lack of clothing
“We swim raw. You don't have to bother about Freda. She's seen more naked men than I've seen shrimps.”
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Belonging or happening near the beginning of a particular period
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Having a naive or unsuspecting nature
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Feeling or expressing great anger
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Recently produced
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Consisting of the same substance throughout
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Exposed and barren
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Not having or showing the necessary skills to do something successfully
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Inedible
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Covered in blood
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Not formally taught or trained
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(especially of plants) Uninhabited or cultivated
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(of a piece of artistic work) Freshly completed and subject to refinement or editing
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Depressingly dull and bleak or repetitive
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Rough
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Happening or done before the normal or expected time
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Unable to walk properly
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The state of being undressed or unclothed
“Ruth determined that the day would come when she'd shed her clothes, and her inhibitions, and swim in the raw.”
Noun
Raw spot
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Liquid produced by mammals
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