Down swept a squall from the north, roughening and darkening the water.
Every now and then a spurt of water raced across the bridge as the destroyer heeled over in that roughening sea.
Vigorous and careful handling were necessary, however, to make headway in the roughening water.
This roughening process is a part of physical training which very few parents understand.
The boys reached it just as a terrific blast of wind swept across the bay, roughening it with multitudinous whitecaps.
And it does this without injuring or roughening the hands or the article upon which it is used.
In thus cleansing the plate, the roughening is etched away by the violent action, and a new polish is obtained.
It should be well made and smooth, and of a size to carry the wool smoothly, without catching in and roughening it.
The various processes by which land areas are modified lead in general to a roughening of the surface.
What are mouldings and frets and carvings but a roughening of otherwise smooth surfaces?