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Definitions of stiffened

  1. made or become difficult to move or bend; "felt the pain of stiffened joints" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for stiffened

  1. I stiffened and said, 'No, monsieur. – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  2. I know that you terrified her into secrecy, and then, when- when her brain gave way and there was no way of escape for you- I know that you- that you- that you-" Her lips stiffened – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell