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sticking to an opinion, purpose, or course of action in spite of reason, arguments, or persuasion hardened cynics regarded those TV shows as being anything but reality-based

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hardened

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verb

past tense of harden
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to make more harsh, uncompromising, or severe the government hardened restrictions on travel to and from the war-torn nation

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“Hardened.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hardened. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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