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Entry Word: raw
Function: adjective
Text: 1 not cooked <you should wash your hands after handling raw chicken>
Synonyms uncooked
Related Words unbaked, unheated; rare; underdone
Near Antonyms well-done; overdone; baked, boiled, braised, broiled, fried, grilled, heated, roasted, sautéed
Antonyms cooked
2 being such as found in nature and not altered by processing or refining <raw sugar is honey-colored because the crystals retain cane juices, minerals, and other impurities that haven't been refined out> -- see CRUDE 1
3 lacking in adult experience or maturity <recruiters like to say the military turns raw youths into responsible men and women> -- see CALLOW
4 marked by wet and windy conditions <the day of the funeral was one of those bleak, blustery, raw winter days that was as gloomy as our spirits> -- see FOUL 1
5 uncomfortably cool <evenings in those mountains, even during the summer, tend to be a little raw> -- see CHILLY 1
6 causing intense discomfort to one's skin <bundle up if you're going sailing, as there's a raw wind out there in the bay> -- see CUTTING 1