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coarse
 a.  rough or harsh; of low, common, or inferior quality
Classic Sentence: (120 in 9 pages)
1  There was something vital and earthy and coarse about him that appealed to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  It was old and coarse and so peppery that tears started in her eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
3  On its back was pasted a strip of coarse brown wrapping paper, inscribed in pale homemade ink.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
4  If only he had the gallantry and ardor of the Tarleton boys or even the coarse impudence of Rhett Butler.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
5  But the meshes of her brain were too wide, too coarse, to filter such small differences.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
6  Honey had married and, so India said, married beneath her, a coarse Westerner from Mississippi who had settled in Macon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
7  You are coarse and conceited and I think this conversation has gone far enough.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
8  She knew no man should tell such stories to his wife but they were entertaining and they appealed to something coarse and earthy in her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  And I was cast out because my coarse ardors were too much for your refinement--because you didn't want any more children.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  Once she had seen Belle in a store, a coarse overblown woman now, with most of her good looks gone.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
11  When the tea came he watched her in silent fascination while her hands flitted above the tray, looking miraculously fine and slender in contrast to the coarse china and lumpy bread.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
12  She had the impression that all the men had coarse voices, large damp hands, tooth-brush mustaches, bald spots, and Masonic watch-charms.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
13  The thick grass beside the track, coarse and prickly with many burnings, hid canary-yellow buttercups and the mauve petals and woolly sage-green coats of the pasque flowers.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
14  The narrator turned, saw a woman near and, not being a common person nor a coarse workman but a clever salesman and a householder, lowered his voice for the rest of the tale.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
15  Upon opening my eyes then, and coming out of my own pleasant and self-created darkness into the imposed and coarse outer gloom of the unilluminated twelve-o'clock-at-night, I experienced a disagreeable revulsion.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
Example Sentence:
1  Trade in coarse grains, dairy products and beef is also the subject of special attention, looking towards both freer and better managed trading arrangements.
2  When we got up-stairs to his room he got me a coarse shirt and pants of his, and I put them on.
3  His coarse, hard-bitten exterior does belie his inner sensitivity.
4  His black eyes were restless, sly, and cunning; his mouth and chin bristly with a coarse, hard beard; his face never clean, but always distorted with a ghastly grin.
5  They scrub on my face and hands with soap, water, and a coarse towel.
6  She hauled me to the washstand, inflicted a merciless, but happily brief scrub on my face and hands with soap, water, and a coarse towel.
7  Nobody will say good for that coarse and tasteless luxury.