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English adjective: indurate

1. indurate emotionally hardened


SamplesA callous indifference to suffering.
Cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion.


Synonymscallous, pachydermatous


Similarinsensitive


Antonymssensitive


English verb: indurate

1. indurate (change) become fixed or established


SamplesIndurated customs.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change

2. indurate (change) make hard or harder


SamplesThe cold hardened the butter.


Synonymsharden


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)anneal, callus, face-harden, normalize, temper


Causeharden, indurate


Verb groupharden, indurate


Antonymssoften

3. indurate (change) become hard or harder


SamplesThe wax hardened.


Synonymsharden


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)calcify, callus, cure, encrust, incrust


Verb groupharden, indurate


Antonymssoften

4. indurate (change) cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate


SamplesHe was inured to the cold.


Synonymsharden, inure


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)accustom, habituate


Narrower (hyponym)brace oneself for, callous, cauterise, cauterize, prepare for, steel oneself against, steel onself for









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