It is the rawest example yet of our 2013, Twitter-loving, insta-pundit, mountain-out-of-a-molehill media culture.
"It is just a chance—just the rawest of all chances," he went on, ignoring my query.
They were about the rawest lot of recruits the sergeant had ever tackled.
A´´´ is an article of consumers' wealth and A is the rawest material that enters into it.
There's a partial mass-energy conversion in its rawest form.
For instance, not even the rawest tenderfoot would expect “One-eyed Pete” to turn out to be a parson.
Primitive society held property in common in the gens and clan, but only in the rawest and most undeveloped stage.
The officer in charge of them turned to one of the rawest of his men.
But the oldest Christian amongst them needed the exhortation as much as the rawest recruit in the ranks.
What the press made of it was the prelude to one of the rawest frame-up trials in American history.
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.