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    raw - Dictionary definition and meaning for word raw

    Definition
    (noun) informal terms for nakedness
    Synonyms : altogether , birthday suit
    Example Sentence
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
    Definition
    (adj) (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    Synonyms : natural , rude
    Example Sentence
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton
    Definition
    (adj) having the surface exposed and painful
    Example Sentence
    • a raw wound
    Definition
    (adj) not treated with heat to prepare it for eating Definition
    (adj) not processed or refined
    Example Sentence
    • raw sewage
    Definition
    (adj) devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure
    Synonyms : naked
    Example Sentence
    • naked ambition
    • raw fury
    • you may kill someone someday with your raw power
    Definition
    (adj) brutally unfair or harsh
    Example Sentence
    • received raw treatment from his friends
    • a raw deal
    Definition
    (adj) not processed or subjected to analysis
    Synonyms : crude
    Example Sentence
    • raw data
    • the raw cost of production
    • only the crude vital statistics
    Definition
    (adj) untempered and unrefined
    Example Sentence
    • raw talent
    • raw beauty
    Definition
    (adj) hurting
    Synonyms : sensitive , sore , tender
    Example Sentence
    • the tender spot on his jaw
    Definition
    (adj) unpleasantly cold and damp
    Synonyms : bleak , cutting
    Example Sentence
    • bleak winds of the North Atlantic
    Definition
    (adj) used of wood and furniture
    Synonyms : unsanded
    Example Sentence
    • raw wood
    Definition
    (adj) lacking training or experience
    Synonyms : new
    Example Sentence
    • the new men were eager to fight
    • raw recruits
    Definition
    (adj) (used informally) completely unclothed
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