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anneal

verb

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to make stronger (as through hardship)
  • She was annealed by the tragedies of her childhood.

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The first known use of anneal was in 1664

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“Anneal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/anneal. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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