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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  He  was  but  rude  in  the  profession  of  arms.  --Sir  H. 
  the  rude  forefathers  of  the  hamlet  sleep.  --Gray. 
  c  Violent;  tumultuous;  boisterous;  inclement;  harsh; 
  severe;  --  said  of  the  weather,  of  storms,  and  the 
  like  as  the  rude  winter. 
  [Clouds]  pushed  with  winds,  rude  in  their  shock. 
  The  rude  agitation  [of  water]  breaks  it  into 
  foam.  --Boyle. 
  d  Barbarous;  fierce;  bloody;  impetuous;  --  said  of  war, 
  conflict,  and  the  like  as  the  rude  shock  of  armies. 
  e  Not  finished  or  complete;  inelegant;  lacking 
  chasteness  or  elegance;  not  in  good  taste; 
  unsatisfactory  in  mode  of  treatment;  --  said  of 
  literature,  language,  style,  and  the  like  ``The  rude 
  Irish  books.''  --Spenser. 
  Rude  am  I  in  my  speech.  --Shak. 
  Unblemished  by  my  rude  translation.  --Dryden. 
  Syn:  Impertinent;  rough;  uneven;  shapeless;  unfashioned 
  rugged;  artless;  unpolished;  uncouth;  inelegant;  rustic; 
  coarse;  vulgar;  clownish;  raw;  unskillful;  untaught; 
  illiterate;  ignorant;  uncivil;  impolite;  saucy; 
  impudent;  insolent;  surly;  currish;  churlish;  brutal; 
  uncivilized;  barbarous;  savage;  violent;  fierce; 
  tumultuous;  turbulent;  impetuous;  boisterous;  harsh; 
  inclement;  severe.  See  {Impertiment}.  --  {Rude"ly},  adv 
  --  {Rude"ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adv  :  in  an  impolite  manner;  "he  treated  her  impolitely"  [syn:  {impolitely}, 
  {discourteously},  {showing  bad  manners}]  [ant:  {politely}, 

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