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rugged

adjective  /ˈrʌɡ·ɪd/ us  

rugged adjective (STRONG)

strong or powerful; not delicate: rugged individualism If you describe a man’s face as rugged, you mean it is strong and rough: rugged good looks

rugged adjective (UNEVEN)

(of land) uneven and wild; not easy to travel over: rugged terrain/cliffs
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