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steeled

verb , past tense of 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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