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stiffened

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  • verbmake or become harder
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Synonyms for stiffened

verb make or become harder
  • reinforce
  • solidify
  • stabilize
  • strengthen
  • anneal
  • benumb
  • brace
  • cake
  • candy
  • cement
  • chill
  • clot
  • coagulate
  • condense
  • congeal
  • crystallize
  • curdle
  • firm
  • fix
  • freeze
  • gel
  • harden
  • inflate
  • inspissate
  • jell
  • jelly
  • ossify
  • petrify
  • precipitate
  • prop
  • set
  • starch
  • steady
  • tauten
  • tense
  • thicken

Antonyms for stiffened

  • weaken
  • dilute
  • dissolve
  • heat
  • liquefy
  • melt
  • separate
  • soften
  • thin
  • unfix
  • loosen
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More words related to stiffened

backed

adjective. supplied with a back
  • built up
  • reinforced
  • stiffened
  • strengthened

reinforced

adjective. supported
  • assisted
  • augmented
  • backed
  • banded
  • beefed up
  • bolstered
  • braced
  • built-up
  • buttressed
  • fortified
  • stiffened
  • strengthened
  • thickened
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.