to harden

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The harsh fall weather steeled them against the colder winter.

To become or make a person or thing resistant or less sensitive

When thou goest to return into Egypt, see that thou do all those wonders before Pharaoh, which I have put in thine hand: but I will harden his heart, that he shall not let the people go. — KJV, Exodus 4:21.

To become hard
To make something hard(er)
{v} to make or grow hard, to confirm
make fit; "This trip will season even the hardiest traveller"
To become hard or harder; to acquire solidity, or more compactness; as, mortar hardens by drying
make hard or harder; "The cold hardened the butter"
When events harden people or when people harden, they become less easily affected emotionally and less sympathetic and gentle than they were before. Her years of drunken bickering hardened my heart All of a sudden my heart hardened against her
become hard or harder; "The wax hardened" make hard or harder; "The cold hardened the butter
harden by reheating and cooling in oil; "temper steel"
During your opponent's next turn, whenever A or less damage is done to this Pokémon (after applying Weakness and Resistance), prevent that damage (Any other effects of attacks still happen ) Pokémon with this attack: Graveler L29 (30), Metapod L23 (20), Onix L12 (30)
{f} make hard or tough; become hard or tough; strengthen, forge; be forged
To become or make a thing resistant or less sensitive
To make something hard
When an attitude or opinion hardens or is hardened, it becomes harsher, stronger, or fixed. Their action can only serve to harden the attitude of landowners The bitter split which has developed within Solidarity is likely to harden further into separation. + hardening hard·en·ing a hardening of the government's attitude towards rebellious parts of the army
make hard or harder; "The cold hardened the butter
To become confirmed or strengthened, in either a good or a bad sense
To accustom by labor or suffering to endure with constancy; to strengthen; to stiffen; to inure; also, to confirm in wickedness or shame; to make unimpressionable
If you say that someone's face or eyes harden, you mean that they suddenly look serious or angry. His smile died and the look in his face hardened
become hard or harder; "The wax hardened"
To make hard or harder; to make firm or compact; to indurate; as, to harden clay or iron
cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate; "He was inured to the cold"
[1] The action of turning from a liquid to a solid
When prices and economies harden, they become much more stable than they were. Property prices are just beginning to harden again
When something hardens or when you harden it, it becomes stiff or firm. Mould the mixture into shape while hot, before it hardens Give the cardboard two or three coats of varnish to harden it
to harden