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roughness

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1 a harsh or sharp quality
  • a roughness to the wine that should decrease with age

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“Roughness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/roughness. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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