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rugged(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (irregular)
a. accidentado
"You wouldn't survive a day in this rugged terrain without proper footwear," said the guide."No sobrevivirías un día en este terreno accidentado sin el calzado adecuado", dijo el guía.
b. escarpado
Randall came back from the Himalayas with lots of photos of the rugged mountains.Randall volvió del Himalaya con muchas fotos de las escarpadas montañas.
c. escabroso
Many of Dali's paintings feature the rugged coastline of Catalonia's Costa Brava.El litoral escabroso de la Costa Brava de Cataluña figura en muchos cuadros de Dalí.
d. irregular
The carriage broke down due to the rugged road.El coche se estropeó por lo irregular de la carretera.
2. (coarse)
a. tosco
Some of the fishermen in the town may seem a bit rugged, but they're honest, hard-working people.Algunos de los pescadores del pueblo pueden parecer algo toscos, pero son personas honestas y trabajadoras.
b. rudo
That tavern is usually full of nefarious, rugged characters.Esa taberna suele estar llena de personajes rudos y despreciables.
3. (of strong appearance)
a. duro
A bearded lumberjack with rugged features came out of the cabin.Un leñador barbudo de rasgos duros salió de la cabaña.
4. (of strong build)
a. fuerte
This shovel seems kind of flimsy. Do you have anything a little more rugged?Esta pala me parece algo endeble. ¿Tienes algo un poco más fuerte?
b. resistente
Your bomber jacket looks pretty rugged. - Yeah, it's lasted me forever.Tu chaqueta cazadora parece muy resistente. - Sí, me ha durado muchísimo tiempo.
5. (of strong character)
a. inquebrantable
George survived the desert island on little more than his own rugged willpower.George sobrevivió la isla desierta solo por su voluntad inquebrantable.
b. fuerte
Damian is a rugged and reliable worker.Damian es un trabajador fuerte y confiable.
c. duro
Nothing deterred the rugged men from crossing the desert.Nada impidió que los duros hombres cruzaran el desierto.
6. (of inhospitable conditions)
a. duro
One by one, the members of the Antarctic expedition succumbed to the rugged climate conditions.Uno tras otro, los miembros de la expedición antártica sucumbieron a las duras condiciones del clima.
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rugged
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (ground, country)
a. irregular, accidentado(a)
rugged featuresrasgos recios
2. (manner)
a. rudo(a), tosco(a)
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rugged [ˈrʌɡɪd]
adjective
1 (rough) [+terrain, landscape] accidentado; escabroso; [+coastline, mountains] escarpado
the rugged beauty of the island la belleza violenta de la isla
the rugged beauty of the Yorkshire Moors
2 (strongly built, angular) [+features] duro; [+man] de rasgos duros
a tall man with rugged features
3 (tough) [+personality, character] duro; áspero; [+conditions] duro; [+individualism] fuerte; [+determination] inquebrantable
hill farmers are a rugged breed los ganaderos de las montañas son una raza dura de pelar
the rugged individualism of American companies
4 (unrefined) [+manners, character] tosco; rudo
5 (durable) [+machine, clothing] resistente; [+construction] fuerte; resistente
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