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Definitions of toughened

  1. made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment; "a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for toughened

  1. " Besides," Ledyard went on; " you get toughened and brutal; most of us drink, when we don't do something worse." – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  2. I'm not toughened up to your mark yet. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss