- v make or become coarse or coarser
coarsen the surface
Their minds coarsened
- v make less subtle or refined
coarsen one's ideals
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- Let’s go negative!
More negative ads, please. That’s not what you say in polite society. In polite society, you wax indignant about how negative ads coarsen the political debate, distract from “the real issues” and increase public cynicism about politics. It’s all rubbish, of course. Ever since Thomas Jefferson financed a...
Aug. 30, 2013 - New York Post