stiffening

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Present participle of stiffen
An item, material or feature that makes something stiffer than it would be without it
{n} a making stiff, a thing to stiffen
the act of becoming stiff; "stiffening his shoulders, he prepared to advance" the process of becoming stiff or rigid
the act of becoming stiff; "stiffening his shoulders, he prepared to advance"
the process of becoming stiff or rigid
Act or process of making stiff
Something used to make anything stiff
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To make stiff
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{v} to make stiff, to grow or become stiff
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If your muscles or joints stiffen, or if something stiffens them, they become difficult to bend or move. The blood supply to the skin is reduced when muscles stiffen. Stiffen up means the same as stiffen. These clothes restrict your freedom of movement and stiffen up the whole body
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restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations"
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{f} make stiff, make rigid; become stiff, become rigid
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restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations
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make stiff or stiffer; "Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine"
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If something such as cloth is stiffened, it is made firm so that it does not bend easily. This special paper was actually thin, soft Sugiwara paper that had been stiffened with a kind of paste
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If you stiffen, you stop moving and stand or sit with muscles that are suddenly tense, for example because you feel afraid or angry. Ada stiffened at the sound of his voice
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To become stiff
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become stiff or stiffer; "He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room"
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To make stiff; to make less pliant or flexible; as, to stiffen cloth with starch
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To inspissate; to make more thick or viscous; as, to stiffen paste
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To make torpid; to benumb
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To become stiff or stiffer, in any sense of the adjective
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make stiff or stiffer; "Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine" become stiff or stiffer; "He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room" restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations
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