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uncouth
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
  • Meanwhile, the merchants and ship-masters, the spruce clerks and uncouth sailors, entered and departed; the bustle of his commercial and Custom-House life kept up its little murmur round about him; and neither with the men nor their affairs did the General appear to sustain the most distant relation.
    Introductory (48% in)
  • The pathway among the woods seemed wilder, more uncouth with its rude natural obstacles, and less trodden by the foot of man, than he remembered it on his outward journey.
    Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (18% in)

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