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  Definition of stiffen
  1. make stiff or stiffer; "Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine"
  2. become stiff or stiffer; "He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room"
  3. restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations"
Similar Words: tighten, tighten up, constrain

 

Hyponyms: starch, buckram, rigidify, ossify, petrify

 

Derivational Morphology: stiffener, stiffening, rigidifying, rigidification

 

Anagrams: fitness

 

 
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