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Jagged is often used to describe natural formations, evoking a strong visual image of unevenness. SlideThe jagged peaks of the mountain were silhouetted against the sky.
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Using jagged can imply a potential to cause pain or discomfort if touched. SlideHe cut his hand on the jagged edges of the broken glass.
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Metaphoric UsePlay
Jagged can also describe non-physical things, like a difficult situation, with a sense of harshness or complexity. SlideHer voice broke in a jagged sob as she received the news.