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Noun
Thickening
Noun
The process of inuring to a new climate, or the state of being so inured
Noun
The process of converting, or of being converted, into a fossil
Verb
Present participle for to make or become physically hard or harder
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“Indigenous people of those areas were the first to notice that the liquid would gradually harden and turn black on exposure to air.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause someone or something to become stronger, literally or figuratively
“Of course, she would read what he had written, and in his words find that which would harden her against the trials to come.”
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Present participle for to cause (someone) to become accustomed to a difficult situation or environment
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“She juggled three jobs to pay for an overseas adventure that would harden her to the battles she would later have in business.”
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Present participle for to dull or desensitize, emotionally or physically
“An instant later, her eyes seemed to harden and become as hard and cold as the rock whose color they took.”
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Present participle for to make or become brutal
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Present participle for to impart vigor, strength, or vitality to
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Present participle for to become covered in ice, usually of a body of water
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Present participle for to cause to become dry or devoid of moisture
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Present participle for to constrict or become narrower
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Present participle for to come safely through a precarious situation
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Present participle for to teach, train or educate in a given field
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Present participle for to gradually appear or develop
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