But Slutever, with its rawness, honesty, and self-deprecating humor, was something different.
For the first time, she really tasted the rawness, the exhaustion, and the exhilaration of the family business.
There was a rawness and impolitic honesty to his shows, many of which could make your heart weep.
Now I think that many are beginning to experience the rawness of the trauma, emptiness, and loss.
He adverted to these causes—they were, the rawness of the troops, and the superiority of the Indians as marksmen.
Stew these herbs in a little butter, to take off their rawness.
For that rawness of the nerves I speak of, many apply themselves to drink; some rush to drugs; for myself, I take to music.
The greyness and rawness of their environment are not touched upon.
A short boil is sufficient to take off all taste of rawness.
The medicated pads soaked the pain and rawness out of the burns where the tentacles had seared his face.
Old English hreaw "uncooked, raw," from Proto-Germanic *khrawaz (cf. Old Norse hrar, Danish raa, Old Saxon hra, Middle Dutch rau, Dutch rauw, Old High German hrawer, German roh), from PIE root *kreue- (1) "raw flesh" (cf. Sanskrit kravih "raw flesh," krura- "bloody, raw, hard;" Greek kreas "flesh;" Latin crudus "not cooked," cruor "thick blood;" Old Irish cru, Lithuanian kraujas, Old Church Slavonic kruvi "blood;" Old English hrot "thick fluid, serum").
Meaning "tender, sore" is from late 14c.; of persons, "inexperienced" from 1560s; of weather, "damp and chilly" first recorded 1540s. Related: Rawly; rawness. Raw material is from 1796, with sense of "in a rudimental condition, unfinished." Phrase in the raw "naked" (1921) is from the raw "exposed flesh," attested from 1823. Raw deal "harsh treatment" attested by 1893.
adj. raw·er, raw·est
Having subcutaneous tissue exposed.