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Not having a level or smooth surface
“Due to Canada's rugged terrain and a severe climate a good part of the remainder of the country is inhabited by only a few small communities, scattered across the vast landscape.”
Difficult to endure
“… the incredibly rugged conditions that the polar explorers faced.”
Lacking in refinement or good taste
“… the kind of rugged humor that men have traditionally enjoyed at stag parties.”
Having or requiring toughness and determination
“Enjoying rugged sports like mountain biking.”
Able to withstand hardship, strain, or exposure
“This rugged all-steel design.”
“Only few materials that can compare the pure comfort and rugged wearability of this material, so it's no wonder that sheep skin is such a popular choice in slipper design.”
“Drew's rugged features.”
“The region is a bastion of rugged individualism.”
Rugged individualism forged America's frontier society.”
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