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coarsen

verb

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as in wear out, bore

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The first known use of coarsen was in 1805

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coarse-grained

coarsen

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“Coarsen.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/coarsen. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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