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Rudely


RU'DELY, adverb

1. With roughness; as a mountain rudely formed.

2. Violently; fiercely; tumultuously. The door was rudely assaulted.

3. In a rude or uncivil manner; as, to be rudely accosted.

4. Without exactness or nicety; coarsely; as work rudely executed.

I that am rudely stamp'd, and want love's majesty to strut before a wanton ambling nymph.

5. Unskillfully.

My muse, though rudely has resign'd some faint resemblance of his godlike mind.

6. Without elegance.