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verb as in prepare oneself

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It requires 32,000 gallons of water to produce the steel for an average passenger car.

If your sword hits a wooden shield, your controller will vibrate softer than against brassy, grinding steel shields and walls.

The chairs, which also come in light green or gray, are made of powder-coated steel and can be paired with a cushion for added comfort.

Even after dozens of hours testing the durability of water bottles over the years, I am still amazed at the strength of stainless-steel containers.

Spear shafts are generally made of spring steel to help prevent bending, and they come in a variety of thicknesses.

“The Muslim Brotherhood is steeling for a fight,” says Trager, of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

I moved back to the city and my two on-again off-again guys, steeling myself for hopeless fix-ups, just in case love might strike.

So perhaps the population was silently steeling itself for another Great Disappointment.

Steeling his nerves, which quivered a moment in spite of his will, he opened the window and stepped out on to the balcony.

He was sick of the bareness and privation of all things connected with his venture, but was steeling himself to hold out.

I turned to her, steeling myself to look into her appealing eyes.

He followed behind, steeling his soul to meet those victims of the complicated plot.

Fortunately for them it is impossible to develop the body without at the same time steeling the will.


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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to steeling, such as: fortify, gird, brace, prepare, strengthen, and embolden.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.