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  • adjective Not veneered.


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un- +‎ veneered


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  • And it has rarely been so unveneered as it has beenin their reaction to Palin.

    "3 times in 2 weeks, political speeches were watched by more people than the 'American Idol' finale..." Ann Althouse 2008

  • These policemen were making a constant study of the unveneered humanity on the frontier and developed a keen perception of right and wrong, and had a rugged conviction that every one should get a square deal, but should realize that he must bear his own burden of responsibility.

    Policing the Plains Being the Real-Life Record of the Famous North-West Mounted Police R.G. MacBeth

  • Western influence has done so much to break down the old-time hatred towards us, the real, unveneered attitude of the ordinary Chinese is one not calculated to foster between the Occident and the Orient the brotherhood of man.

    Across China on Foot Edwin John Dingle 1926

  • Of course, I'll be laid up for awhile, but it will give you a chance to see ranch life as it really is "-- He winced with pain, but continued," I fancy we shall find it plain and unveneered.

    The Cow Puncher Robert J. C. Stead 1919

  • When Peter Lytton and his wife sailed away, as other sons and other daughters had sailed before, to return to Nevis rarely, -- for those were the days of travel unveneered, -- John and Mary Fawcett were left alone: their youngest daughter, she who afterward became the wife of Thomas

    The Conqueror Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton 1902

  • It is true that he must be judged according to the times he lived in; his chief object was to reach the ignorant masses of his countrymen, and to attain this object it was necessary for him to adopt their blunt and unveneered speech.

    The Visions of the Sleeping Bard Ellis Wynne 1702

  • That's why I like my unveneered loonies like Palin so much more.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science 2009

  • That's why I like my unveneered loonies like Palin so much more.

    Pharyngula 2009

  • a poor sort of a show, allowed him to come out in his true colors and display his unveneered feeling towards the foreigner.

    Across China on Foot Edwin John Dingle 1926


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