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roughen (verb)

rumple, gnarl, scuff, ruffle, coarsen, scratch.

Other synonyms:

boil away, change surface, bubble, bake, boil up, boil, cloud, clear, break down, boil over, atomize.

Examples of usage:

We were all convinced that the unforeseen event might turn into a perilous one, should a wind arise to roughen the surface of the water. - "By Water to the Columbian Exposition", Johanna S. Wisthaler.

With this long, sharp ovipositor the grasshopper can roughen the bark of twigs or make holes in the stems of plants or in the earth. - "The Insect Folk", Margaret Warner Morley.

In iron clad Sometimes thy feature roughen to the sight, And oft transparent art thou seen in glass, Portending frangibility. - "Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce", E. R. Billings.

Similar words:

rouged, rouge, rough, rouge plant, rouge et noir, rough bindweed, Rough Bristlegrass, rough drawing, rough horsetail, rough green snake.

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