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Definitions of stiffening

  1. the act of becoming stiff; "stiffening his shoulders, he prepared to advance" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Act or process of making stiff. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. Something used to make a substance more stiff. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. Becoming or growing stiff. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for stiffening

  1. " Well, I'm going to bet this four hundred and twenty- five thousand dollars that it don't go as low as sixty- two," retorted Wallingford stiffening – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  2. He saw the warmth fading from the eyes, the hard stern lines settling about the mouth, the cold stiffening of her whole body. – The Prelude to Adventure by Hugh Walpole
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