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  Definition of harden
  1. cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate; "He was inured to the cold"
  2. make fit; "This trip will season even the hardiest traveller"
  3. harden by reheating and cooling in oil; "temper steel"
  4. become hard or harder; "The wax hardened"
  5. make hard or harder; "The cold hardened the butter"
Similar Words: inure, indurate, season, temper

 

Hyponyms: callous, cauterize, cauterise, steel oneself against, steel onself for, brace oneself for, prepare for, encrust, incrust, callus, calcify, cure, face-harden

 

Grouped Verbs: indurate

 

Derivational Morphology: temper, toughness, annealing, tempering, temperance, sclerosis, induration, hardening, solidifying, solidification, set, curing

 

 
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