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He became toughened and hardened and adaptable, able to live under the most trying circumstances.
At length, the toughened sinews of the white man prevailed over the less practiced limbs of the native.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
He was strong, indeed, but he was young and not yet toughened into that strange material of which men of the world are made.
GREIFENSTEINF. MARION CRAWFORD
His faithful Venusians, Ran-los, Ta-ira, and the rest were just on the other side of the three-inch plate of toughened steel.
"And I didn't know you were a war-worn veteran toughened by previous campaigns," she countered gaily.
THE PIRATE OF PANAMAWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
I was young and hard, with muscles of steel, and a frame which had been toughened by twelve years of camp and field.
But, oh, the powder toughened line o' them in their patched blue-and-buff!
THE LITTLE RED FOOTROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Here the tough or toughened organisation is usually hopelessly at sea.
THE MODERN MALADYCYRIL BENNETT
I was very strong naturally, and my trade as blacksmith had toughened my muscles wonderfully.
BEN COMEEM. J. (MICHAEL JOSEPH) CANAVAN
Toughened glass is liable to rupture under circumstances that have not yet been accounted for.

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