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stiffened

See definition of stiffened on Dictionary.com
  • as inbacked
  • as inreinforced

synonyms for stiffened

  • reinforced
  • strengthened
  • built-up
  • assisted
  • augmented
  • fortified
  • strengthened
  • backed
  • banded
  • bolstered
  • braced
  • buttressed
  • thickened
  • beefed up
  • built-up

antonyms for stiffened

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  • discouraged
  • opposed
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    How to use stiffened in a sentence

    Excess sodium narrows and stiffens blood vessels, raising blood pressure, which can lead to heart disease, stroke and other serious medical conditions.
    AMERICANS CAN’T CUT BACK ON SALT. ONE LIKELY REASON: PACKAGED AND PREPARED FOODS ARE FILLED WITH IT.MARLENE CIMONSJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    She also recommends mobility work like foam rolling, dynamic stretching, and body-weight movements to offset stiffening tendons and ligaments.
    THE ATHLETE'S GUIDE TO MENOPAUSELINDSAY WARNERDECEMBER 8, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    A couple of us returned with a coat hanger and succeeded at pulling the stiffened, misshapen orb into the daylight.
    MY FRIEND, THE MURDEREREUGENE ROBINSONNOVEMBER 24, 2020OZY
    Led by California, states are stiffening the standards—and that’s welcome news for Tesla.
    TESLA’S BIGGEST PROFIT CENTER IS DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO RUNNING OUT OF POWERSHAWN TULLYSEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
    Meanwhile, the states are tightening, while the Feds ease, by stiffening the ZEV standards.
    TESLA’S BIGGEST PROFIT CENTER IS DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO RUNNING OUT OF POWERSHAWN TULLYSEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
    Abner stiffened, grew tense, as one becomes at the moment of bursting into dynamic action, but he did not stir.
    SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
    It can be stiffened by girders and bracing and is then of mixed type, when it loses much of its advantage in economy.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
    Nevertheless, the stiffened suspension bridge will probably be the type adopted in future for very great spans.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
    The vertical sides of the girders are stiffened so that they amount to 40% of the whole weight.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
    The original design was for a stiffened suspension bridge, but after the fall of the Tay bridge in 1879 this was abandoned.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
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    WORDS RELATED TO STIFFENED

    • built-up
    • reinforced
    • stiffened
    • strengthened
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