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harshen

verb

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to make more harsh, uncompromising, or severe
  • recent changes to the drunk driving laws harshen penalties for repeat offenders

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The first known use of harshen was in 1824

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“Harshen.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/harshen. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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