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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To make or become rough.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To make rough.
  • v. To become rough.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To grow or become rough.
  • transitive v. To make rough.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make rough; bring into a rough condition.
  • To grow or become rough.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make rough or rougher

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