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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to roughen, such as: acclimate, acclimatize, adapt, adjust, blunt, and brutalize.

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How to use roughen in a sentence

  • Heading weatherward, he gave more heed to the wheel, for there were signs that the water was going to roughen somewhat.

  • No amount of the hardest known abrasive will even roughen its surface.

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