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steel

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a hand weapon with a length of metal sharpened on one or both sides and usually tapered to a sharp point

  • drew steel on the bandits, who immediately fled for their lives
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steel

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1 to fill with courage or strength of purpose

  • hoped that his inspirational talk would steel the youths in the pursuit of their dreams
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2 to make able to withstand physical hardship, strain, or exposure

  • years of running a farm had steeled the hard-bitten woman
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3 to prepare (oneself) mentally or emotionally

  • he had spent the previous night steeling himself for the moment when he would demand a raise
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