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1. roughcast

noun. a rough preliminary model.

Synonyms

  • model

Antonyms

  • indispose
  • stay

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rough (English)
  • ruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. roughcast

verb. hew roughly, without finishing the surface.

Synonyms

  • hew out
  • hew

Antonyms

  • crooked
  • dullness
  • angularity

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rough (English)
  • ruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. roughcast

verb. apply roughcast to.

Synonyms

  • plaster

Antonyms

  • straight
  • crookedness

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rough (English)
  • ruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. roughcast

noun. a coarse plaster for the surface of external walls.

Antonyms

  • recede

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rough (English)
  • ruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. roughcast

verb. shape roughly.

Synonyms

  • forge
  • shape
  • work
  • mould
  • form

Antonyms

  • ill health
  • unfitness
  • studio
  • idle

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rough (English)
  • ruh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with roughcast


1. Noun, singular or mass
Scrape loose gravel, sand and pebbles from the roughcast surface using a wire brush.

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