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Scabrous Meaning & Synonyms from 601 Words

Scabrous meaning and synonyms from the book 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam with antonyms and illustrations used in real or authentic context for SAT & GRE candidates. Practice reading and listening comprehension with the word, scabrous.

/ˈskeɪ.brəs/ (adj)

Scabrous meaning

(of a surface) rough and jagged with scales or short stiff hairs, scaly, tough, harsh, uneven, thorny, unsmooth, rugged

requiring tact and care to deal with

appalling and offensive usually due to being sexually shocking


Xavier has driven thousands of miles of gnarly roads throughout the world in his film work and as creative director for Overland Journal. He shares his tips for navigating bumpy, scabrous, rutted, rocky roads in the backcountry:

1. Go as slow as possible and as fast as necessary when navigating difficult terrain. Don’t be afraid to take your time getting over an obstacle, because doing it right once slowly will take less time than hurrying through it and getting stuck.

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