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synonyms for stiffener

  • backing
  • abutment
  • agency
  • back
  • base
  • bed
  • bedding
  • block
  • brace
  • buttress
  • collar
  • column
  • cornerstone
  • device
  • flotation
  • foothold
  • footing
  • foundation
  • fulcrum
  • groundwork
  • guide
  • hold
  • lining
  • means
  • medium
  • pillar
  • platform
  • pole
  • post
  • prop
  • rampart
  • reinforcement
  • rest
  • rib
  • rod
  • shore
  • stake
  • stanchion
  • stave
  • stay
  • stilt
  • substratum
  • substructure
  • sustentation
  • timber
  • underpinning
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antonyms for stiffener

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  • disapproval
  • discouragement
  • frustration
  • opposition
  • stop
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How to use stiffener in a sentence

I say, Lane, fetch me a nobbler of brandy; a stiffener, mind.
THE BOOK OF THE BUSHGEORGE DUNDERDALE
Lane fetched the stiffener in a soda-water bottle, and it cleared the legal atmosphere.
THE BOOK OF THE BUSHGEORGE DUNDERDALE
The bridle or drawing point of the sledge is formed of hide, and is secured to the beak or stiffener.
SHIFTS AND EXPEDIENTS OF CAMP LIFE, TRAVEL & EXPLORATIONW. B. LORD
Why should a speculator use a high stiffener for his cravat?
HOW TO SOLVE CONUNDRUMSANONYMOUS
We use the carbon stiffener on a pre-cut round of canvas or denim, then fit a standard tire.
MAKERSCORY DOCTOROW
The fact is, my head is so heavy, that it rolls about on my shoulders; and I must have a stiffener down my throat to prop it up.
OLLA PODRIDAFREDERICK MARRYAT
"Weel, that is a stiffener," he said, drawing a long breath.
A SON OF HAGARSIR HALL CAINE
Another draught, Anthony; a stiffener to thy courage, mayhap.
TRADITIONS OF LANCASHIRE, VOLUME 1 (OF 2)JOHN ROBY
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