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Verb
Present participle for make or become stiff or rigid
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“The Queen heard it as well, for Margaret saw her shoulders stiffen almost imperceptibly.”
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Present participle for make or become stronger or more steadfast
“Japanese banks, besieged by requests to waive corporate debts, can stiffen their resolve to resist.”
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Present participle for to make stiff
“The blood supply to the skin is reduced when muscles stiffen.”
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Present participle for to tighten, or to put in a state of tension
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Stopping working
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Present participle for to strengthen or provide support to
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Present participle for to put securely in place or in the desired position
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Present participle for to make or become rigidly fixed or immovable
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Present participle for to rise or stand erect, like bristles
Noun
Hardening
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The action or process of reinforcing or strengthening
Noun
Any of various starch-like substances used as a laundry stiffener
Noun
The state of being stiff, especially from rigor mortis
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