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stiffening

verb
present participle of stiffen

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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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“Stiffening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stiffening. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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