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stiffened

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

incapable of or highly resistant to bending
  • stiffened corpses
  • an old-fashioned dress with a stiffened lace collar

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stiffened

verb
past tense of stiffen

Synonyms & Antonyms of stiffened (Entry 2 of 2)

to make more harsh, uncompromising, or severe
  • plans to further stiffen the already onerous requirements for admission to the elite military unit

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“Stiffened.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stiffened. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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