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rube

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Definition of RUBE

an awkward or simple person especially from a small town or the country <rural voters were tired of being treated as rubes by state officials, who showed interest in them only at election time>
Near Antonyms slicker, smoothy (or smoothie); metropolitan, suburbanite, urbanite

February 27, 2015
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An explanation or underlying reason
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