asperating

asperate

[as-puh-reyt]
verb (used with object), asperated, asperating.
to make rough, harsh, or uneven: a voice asperated by violent emotion.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin asperātus (past participle of asperāre). See asper2, -ate1

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asperate or asperous (ˈæspəˌreɪt, ˈæspərəs)
 
adj
(of plant parts) having a rough surface due to a covering of short stiff hairs
 
asperous or asperous
 
adj

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asperate
1650s, "make rough," from pp. adj. asperate (1620s), from L. asperatus, pp. of asperare "to roughen, make rough, exasperate," from asper "rough" (see asperity).
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