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toughening up

  • as intemper
  • as incondition
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Synonyms for toughening up

verb harden
  • anneal
  • bake
  • braze
  • cement
  • chill
  • congeal
  • dry
  • indurate
  • mold
  • petrify
  • set
  • solidify
  • starch
  • steel
  • stiffen
  • strengthen
  • toughen
  • toughen up

Antonyms for toughening up

  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • liquefy
  • melt
  • separate
  • soften
  • weaken
  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • bend
  • excite
  • flex
  • infuriate
  • upset
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.