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English noun: stiffening

1. stiffening (act) the act of becoming stiff


SamplesStiffening his shoulders, he prepared to advance.


Broader (hypernym)procedure, process

2. stiffening (process) the process of becoming stiff or rigid


Synonymsrigidification, rigidifying


Broader (hypernym)action, activity, natural action, natural process


Narrower (hyponym)rigor mortis









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