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 for rube
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a person who is not very intelligent or interested in
           culture [syn: yokel, rube, hick, yahoo, hayseed,
           bumpkin, chawbacon]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "rube":
     babe, backwoodsman, boor, boorish, bucolic, bumpkin, butterfingers,
     child, child of nature, churlish, clod, cloddish, clodhopper,
     clodhopping, clown, clownish, clumsy, countrified, country bumpkin,
     country-born, country-bred, dove, dub, duffer, dupe, farmer,
     farmerish, foozler, foul-up, from the sticks, fumble-fist, gawk,
     gawky, goof, goofball, goofer, hayseed, hick, hicky, hillbilly,
     hobnailed, infant, ingenue, innocent, inurbane, lamb, looby, lout,
     loutish, lubber, lummox, lump, lumpen, lumpish, mere child, muff,
     muffer, noble savage, oaf, provincial, redneck, rustic,
     simple soul, slob, stumblebum, stumblebunny, uncouth, uncultivated,
     uncultured, unpolished, unrefined, unsophisticate, up-country,
     yokel, yokelish

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