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rugged

adjective uk   us   /ˈrʌɡ.ɪd/

rugged adjective (NOT EVEN)

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

rugged adjective (STRONG)

strong and simple; not delicate: Jeeps are rugged vehicles, designed for rough conditions. If a man's face is rugged, it is strongly and attractively formed: She fell for his rugged good looks.
ruggedly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
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