English to Afrikaans Meaning :: roughen

Roughen :
ruw maak
- ruw maakgrowwerigverruwenroughens
 

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Verb(1) make rough or rougher

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(1) I've heard mixed feedback regarding the use of a mild acid wash to roughen up or etch the surface and create more traction.(2) Again its a case of getting these young guys to look a bit scarier and to shorten and roughen up their songs.(3) I then used some 180 grit sandpaper to roughen up the surface of the plexi to create the desired effect.(4) The coarser the powder, the more the grains roughen up the surface for more of a textured finish.(5) If the tube is salvageable cut one of the patches to the size required and lightly roughen the area where the patch is to be installed with a bit of sand paper.(6) Other equipment like discs and harrows can be used to roughen the texture of the soil on a slope.(7) Apply a thickening/volumizing product to the root area to roughen the hair's texture there, which will make styling easier.(8) As the surfaces roughen , inflammation and the number of bleeds can increase.(9) Drain the potatoes well, then use a fork to roughen the outside of each potato to make the crunchy crust.(10) Etching the parts roughens the surface for better mechanical adhesion of the EN to the magnesium.(11) His face was roughened by days outdoors in the chill spring, his hair more unruly than ever.(12) He was clean shaven, only a few small whiskers roughened his otherwise smooth chin.(13) Prepare your work site by cleaning the old concrete and then roughening it up with a stiff wire brush.(14) The infected seed has purple to brown discoloration and the seed coat may be roughened and cracked.(15) As the disease progresses, the cartilage that protects the bone becomes roughened , then thins and wears away.(16) Ian blushed and looked awkwardly to his hands, roughened by work.
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1. roughen ::
ruw maak
2. cacophonous ::
cacophonous
3. coarse ::
growwe
4. tart ::
tert
5. unmelodious ::
unmelodious
6. unmusical ::
muzikaal
7. hackly ::
slechtbewerkend
8. ride roughshod over ::
ry voete oor
9. rugged ::
ruwe
10. rough ::
rowwe
11. grudging ::
schraapzuchtig
12. heathenish ::
heidense
13. morose ::
morose
14. hoarsen ::
hees
15. be rude ::
ongeskik wees
Different Forms
roughen, roughened, roughening, roughens
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