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 for uncouth
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Uncouth \Un*couth"\ ([u^]n*k[=oo]th"), a. [OE. uncouth, AS.
     unc[=u][eth] unknown, strange: un- (see Un- not) +
     c[=u][eth] known, p. p. of cunnan to know. See Can to be
     able, and cf. Unco, Unked.]
     1. Unknown. [Obs.] "This uncouth errand." --Milton.
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              To leave the good that I had in hand,
              In hope of better that was uncouth.   --Spenser.
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     2. Uncommon; rare; exquisite; elegant. [Obs.]
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              Harness . . . so uncouth and so rich. --Chaucer.
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     3. Unfamiliar; strange; hence, mysterious; dreadful; also,
        odd; awkward; boorish; as, uncouth manners. "Uncouth in
        guise and gesture." --I. Taylor.
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              I am surprised with an uncouth fear.  --Shak.
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              Thus sang the uncouth swain.          --Milton.
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     Syn: See Awkward.
          [1913 Webster] -- Un*couth"ly, adv. --
          Un*couth"ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: lacking refinement or cultivation or taste; "he had
             coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that
             branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human
             being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy";
             "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar
             display of the newly rich" [syn: coarse, common,
             rough-cut, uncouth, vulgar]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  138 Moby Thesaurus words for "uncouth":
     Doric, Gothic, Neanderthal, abandoned, all thumbs, animal, awkward,
     barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, bestial, bizarre, blunderheaded,
     blundering, boorish, broad, brutal, brutish, bumbling, bungling,
     butterfingered, cacophonous, careless, churlish, cloddish,
     clodhopping, clownish, clumsy, clumsy-fisted, coarse, countrified,
     country-born, country-bred, crass, crude, cumbersome, curious,
     deserted, desolate, discourteous, disrespectful, doggerel,
     dysphemistic, earthy, eccentric, erratic, farmerish,
     fingers all thumbs, forsaken, frank, from the sticks, fumbling,
     gauche, gawkish, gawky, graceless, gross, gutter, ham-fisted,
     ham-handed, harsh, hayseed, heavy-handed, hick, hicky, hobnailed,
     hulking, hulky, ill-bred, ill-mannered, impermanent, impolite,
     improper, impure, in bad taste, inconcinnate, inconcinnous,
     incorrect, indecorous, inelegant, infelicitous, inurbane,
     left-hand, left-handed, loutish, low, lubberly, lumbering, lumpen,
     lumpish, maladroit, noncivilized, oafish, odd, oddball, outlandish,
     ponderous, primitive, quaint, queer, rank, raw, rough,
     rough-and-ready, rube, rude, rummy, savage, sloppy, solitary,
     stiff, tasteless, troglodytic, uncalled-for, uncivil, uncivilized,
     uncombed, uncourtly, uncultivated, uncultured, undignified,
     uneuphonious, unfelicitous, ungainly, ungraceful, unhandy, unkempt,
     unlicked, unpolished, unrefined, unseemly, untamed, unwieldy,
     up-country, vulgar, wild, yokel, yokelish

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