Stiffen Synonyms & Definitions

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• StiffenDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To make torpid; to benumb.
  2. (v. t.) To make stiff; to make less pliant or flexible; as, to stiffen cloth with starch.
  3. (v. t.) To inspissate; to make more thick or viscous; as, to stiffen paste.
  4. (v. i.) To become stiff or stiffer, in any sense of the adjective.

• StiffenerDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) One who, or that which, stiffens anything, as a piece of stiff cloth in a cravat.

• StiffeningDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) Act or process of making stiff.
  2. (n.) Something used to make anything stiff.
  3. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stiffen