coarsen

US [ˈkɔrs(ə)n]
UK [ˈkɔː(r)s(ə)n]
  • v.(使)变厚;(使)变得粗鲁无礼
  • Web变粗糙;使某物变粗糙;使变粗俗
Simple Present:coarsens  Present Participle:coarsening  Past Tense:coarsened  
coarsen
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)变厚,变粗糙to become or make sth become thicker and/or rougher
Her hair gradually coarsened as she grew older.
随着年龄的增长,她的头发逐渐变粗糙了。
His features had been coarsened by the weather.
气候使他的容貌变得粗糙。
2.
[t][i]
(使)变得粗鲁无礼to become or make sb become less polite and often offensive in the way they behave
The six long years in prison had coarsened him.
六年漫长的监狱生活使他变得粗鲁无礼。

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