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Raw

Definition

[n] informal terms for nakedness; "in the raw"; "in the altogether"; "in his birthday suit"
[adj] not processed or subjected to analysis; "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics"
[adj] (used informally) completely unclothed
[adj] not treated with heat to prepare it for eating
[adj] lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits"; "he was still wet behind the ears when he shipped as a hand on a merchant vessel"
[adj] brutally unfair or harsh; "received raw treatment from his friends"; "a raw deal"
[adj] inflamed and painful; "his throat was raw"; "had a sore throat"
[adj] unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"
[adj] having the surface exposed and painful; "a raw wound"
[adj] devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure; "naked ambition"; "raw fury"; "you may kill someone someday with your raw power"
[adj] untempered and unrefined; "raw talent"; "raw beauty"
[adj] not processed or refined; "raw sewage"

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Antonyms

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