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Definition of rough up

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Other terms relating to 'to attack, to fight':

Definitions include: to fight.
Definitions include: to have sex with.
Definitions include: to beat a person.
Definitions include: to hit or cause bodily injury.
Definitions include: to break or ruin.
Definitions include: to attack, beat up.
Definitions include: to severely beat up or injure.
Definitions include: to cause a crowd to disperse; BREAK UP.
Definitions include: to severely injure (a person) or damage or ruin (a thing.)
Definitions include: to "step up" to a fight.
Definitions include: to torture terribly, in the medieval style.
Definitions include: to beat someone until they enter the fetal position (their body forming a tight ball.)
Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: to injure or destroy.
Definitions include: prone to raping.

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Other terms relating to 'rough':

Definitions include: to go through a rough patch, i.e. a difficult time.
Definitions include: acronym for "rough as fuck", i.e. unattractive.
Definitions include: to steal, pocket, keep.
Definitions include: tough.
Definitions include: having not mastered a subject.
Definitions include: to play roughly.
Definitions include: to go without comforts, e.g. running water.
Definitions include: an oil well worker.
Definitions include: a difficult time.
Definitions include: rough male homosexual sex.
Definitions include: a term for male masturbation.

Other terms relating to 'up':

Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: to misbehave.
Definitions include: acronym of "all fucked up."
Definitions include: well dressed, wearing makeup, etc.
Definitions include: doing something emphatically.
Definitions include: energetic due to consumption of a stimulant.
Definitions include: to increase.
Definitions include: to contribute one's share.
Definitions include: to mess up.
Definitions include: to make something like ass.
Definitions include: strange, stupid; "weird".
Definitions include: stupid.
Definitions include: strange / stupid.
Definitions include: to move away from.
Definitions include: to call someone to halt, particularly when the intention is to rob.

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