Synonyms of stiffening


1. stiffening, procedure, process

usage: the act of becoming stiff; "stiffening his shoulders, he prepared to advance"

2. stiffening, rigidifying, rigidification, natural process, natural action, action, activity

usage: the process of becoming stiff or rigid


1. stiffen, change

usage: become stiff or stiffer; "He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room"

2. stiffen, change, alter, modify

usage: make stiff or stiffer; "Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine"

3. stiffen, tighten, tighten up, constrain, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle

usage: restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations"

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