All Verb Adjective
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  • Her face was red and roughened, as if she lived much out of doors. Cited from Noughts and Crosses, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Yet her hands told another tale, for they were roughened by hard work. Cited from Cornelli, by Johanna Spyri
  • At length the news came that a fall of snow had roughened its surface. Cited from Among the Tibetans, Isabella L. Bird
  • Anxiety roughened his voice and he turned away without waiting to see his orders carried out. Cited from The Shadow of the East, by E. M. Hull
  • Why does the hair of domestic animals become roughened in winter? Cited from Hygienic Physiology, by Joel Dorman Steele
  • She put her big roughened hand gently on the girl's head. Cited from The Iron Woman, by Margaret Deland
  • She put up her somewhat roughened hand to her smooth little cheeks. Cited from Sue, A Little Heroine, by L. T. Meade
  • Even in speaking it was pleasant to hear, though he roughened it in a way. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • "You thought that?" he said, his voice suddenly roughened by pain. Cited from The Vision of Desire, by Margaret Pedler
  • The wind has roughened the water considerably, and it has not had time to get quiet. Cited from Melbourne House, Volume 2, by Susan Warner
  • The skin might have been roughened; but no blood was drawn. Cited from Nocturne, by Frank Swinnerton
  • She had taken off her hat; the wind and the bushes had roughened her hair. Cited from Her Father's Daughter, by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • After a while quite a wind sprang up, and as the sea roughened the professor decided to go down under the surface. Cited from Under the Ocean to the South Pole, by Roy Rockwood
  • As he returned, he fondled the dog's head in his big, roughened hand. Cited from The Reign Of Law, by James Lane Allen
  • Thompson's work-roughened fingers closed over her small soft hand. Cited from Burned Bridges, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • She took off her hat, roughened her hair a little, and assumed an effective pose. Cited from Dolly Dialogues by Anthony Hope
  • Her hair was very gray and roughened by the wind. Cited from L'Assommoir, by Emile Zola
  • With his glass Gale studied the narrow construction of walls and roughened rising floor. Cited from Desert Gold, by Zane Grey
  • It was the first slang he had heard her use, and in using it her voice had roughened. Cited from The Pretty Lady , by Arnold E. Bennett
  • A note of passion roughened his voice for a moment. Cited from The Vision of Desire, by Margaret Pedler
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Root form of roughened is roughen for the verb.

Meaning of roughened

  • verb Make rough or rougher
    roughen the surfaces so they will stick to each other