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hard·en

harden

 
 
pronunciation:
har dn
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: hardens, hardening, hardened
definition 1: to make hard.
She hardened the clay bowl by baking it.
antonyms:
soften
similar words:
fortify
definition 2: to make tough or uncaring.
Spending a year in jail hardened his heart.
antonyms:
soften
definition 3: to become hard or harder.
The paste hardened.
antonyms:
soften
similar words:
set
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