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Definition 1: dealing with salacious or indecent material - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where scabrous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a scabrous novel

(scabrous is similar to ...) (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency

"dirty words" "a dirty old man" "dirty books and movies" "boys telling dirty jokes" "has a dirty mouth"

Definition 2: rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for scabrous in the sense of this definition

(scabrous is similar to ...) having or caused by an irregular surface

"trees with rough bark" "rough ground" "rough skin" "rough blankets" "his unsmooth face"

(scabrous belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

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