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Verb
Present participle for make or become stronger or more resilient
“Because of its low fat content, goat meat will lose moisture and can toughen quickly if exposed to high temperatures and dry cooking methods.”
Verb
Present participle for to make, or to become, harsher or more severe
“Their rejection comes despite plans in England, unveiled last week, to toughen the law, giving householders the right to take on burglars without fear of prosecution.”
Verb
Present participle for to toughen up, or to make stronger or more resistant
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Present participle for to cause to be callous or unfeeling
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Present participle for to get, or make, accustomed to a given condition or situation
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Present participle for to come safely through a precarious situation
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Present participle for to deprive of the power of sensation
Verb
Present participle for to make rough or coarse
Noun
The action of strengthening the defenses or security of
Noun
Custom, habituation
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