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rugged
 a.  uneven; rough; very difficult
Classic Sentence: (107 in 8 pages)
1  On the extreme verge of the horizon lie a long chain of mountain peaks, with their rugged summits flecked with snow.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
2  They were about to resume their journey when one of the youngest and keenest-eyed uttered an exclamation and pointed up at the rugged crag above them.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
3  Before reaching the town the hunter branched away into a rugged and narrow footpath which led to the mountains.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
4  On the one side a great crag towered up a thousand feet or more, black, stern, and menacing, with long basaltic columns upon its rugged surface like the ribs of some petrified monster.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
5  UTTERSON the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance, that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary, and yet somehow lovable.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR
6  As the shining stars were to the heavy candle in the window, so was Rachael, in the rugged fancy of this man, to the common experiences of his life.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII
7  His appearance was rather suspicious than prepossessing, especially as, instead of doffing his bonnet, he pulled it still deeper over his rugged brow.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
8  The better," said De Bracy; "the rugged slaves will defend themselves to the last drop of their blood, ere they encounter the revenge of the peasants without.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
9  A rugged knocking had begun upon the door of the front room.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
10  We found a short valley between rugged tors which led to an open, grassy space flecked over with the white cotton grass.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson
11  Yet some feelings, unallied to the dross of human nature, beat even in these rugged bosoms.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 2
12  I afterwards hired a mule, as the more sure-footed and least liable to receive injury on these rugged roads.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 9
13  Immense and rugged mountains of ice often barred up my passage, and I often heard the thunder of the ground sea, which threatened my destruction.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
14  He was in his working-dress, and looked rugged enough, but manly withal, and a very fit protector for the blooming little creature at his side.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. SOME OLD SCENES, AND SOME NEW PEOPLE
15  The rugged eloquence with which he spoke, was not devoid of all effect.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
Example Sentence:
1  The path to glory is always rugged.
2  The countryside around here is very rugged.
3  It is hard to avoid stormy waves when you are sailing in rivers;and it is hard to avoid brambles when you are climbing rugged mountains.
4  From the lowlands of the south to the rugged peaks in the north, Derbyshire has something for everyone.
5  At last he passed the rugged competitive examination.
6  Chinese rugs are graded according to the fineness of their knotting.
7  I love the living room, with its dark woodwork, oriental rugs, and chunky furniture.
8  The floor was overlaid with rugs of oriental design.
9  It will be more beautiful if you work some blue into the rug.
10  The blue rug has faded over years.