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steeled

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in armed, braced

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steeled

verb
past tense of steel

Synonyms & Antonyms of steeled (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Steeled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/steeled. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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