hardening

present participle of harden
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as in stiffening
to make more harsh, uncompromising, or severe the government hardened restrictions on travel to and from the war-torn nation

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“Hardening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hardening. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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