Definition of Roughens

1. Verb. (third-person singular of roughen) ¹



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Definition of Roughens

1. roughen [v] - See also: roughen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roughens

roughcaster
roughcasters
roughcasting
roughcasts
roughdrawn
roughdried
roughdries
roughdry
roughdrying
roughed
roughed up
roughen
roughen up
roughened
roughening
roughens (current term)
rougher
roughers
roughest
roughhead
roughheads
roughhew
roughhewed
roughhewer
roughhewers
roughhewing
roughhewn
roughhews
roughhouse
roughhoused

Literary usage of Roughens

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1. The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne, George Parsons Lathrop, Julian Hawthorne (1883)
"Here is also his Apollo overtaking Daphne, whose feet take root, whose finger-tips sprout into twigs, and whose tender body roughens round about with bark, ..."

2. Passages from the French and Italian Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1899)
"Here is also his Apollo overtaking Daphne, whose feet take root, whose finger-tips sprout into twigs, and whose tender body roughens round about with bark, ..."

3. The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1888)
"Here is also his Apollo overtaking Daphne, whose feet take root, whose finger-tips sprout into twigs, and whose tender body roughens round about with bark, ..."

4. The Psalmodist: A Choice Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Chiefly New by William B Bradbury (1844)
"The surface roughens, the ocean shakes, waives; a- waxes, gale, the troubled wave a-wakes, The sur - face roughens, The surface roughens, the ocean sha ..."

5. The Red Cross Magazine by American national Red cross (1917)
"The wrong kind of soap roughens the skin, removes its natural oiliness and favors ... It smoothes instead of roughens and soothes instead of irritates. ..."

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