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Invigorating or stimulating
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Marked by somewhat low temperature
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Conducive to good health
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Windy or breezy
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The action of strengthening the defenses or security of
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Present participle for to make something stronger or firmer, literally or figuratively
“Full-height, double-glazed sheets brace the structure and barely divide interior from exterior.”
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Present participle for to bind, tie or fasten tightly or closely
“The women brace and bind their feet from their infancy, and have very little feet as a result.”
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Present participle for to (attempt to) stay balanced by holding or leaning against something
“Her legs were in a ridiculous bunch at the edge of her bed, while her arms groped blindly for a sturdy surface to brace her body.”
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Present participle for to tighten, or to put in a state of tension
“Be sure you brace your arms so that they, in turn, can provide rigid support for the hands.”
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Present participle for to prepare oneself (or others) emotionally or mentally, especially for something challenging
“He tried to brace himself for the news, but he still trembled in anticipation.”
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Present participle for to suffuse with vigor, life, energy, or spirit
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“The leading cadres of the party should brace their spirits and strengthen their confidence.”
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Present participle for to act in preparation for something
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Present participle for to resist or endure (something) successfully
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Present participle for to fix or hold securely in place
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Present participle for to make or become physically hard or harder
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Present participle for to make or become rigidly fixed or immovable
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Present participle for appeal to, implore
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Present participle for to stop or end the progress of
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Present participle for to obtain (something) for free, particularly by guile or persuasion
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