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Definition 1: the act of becoming stiff - [noun denoting act]

Samples where stiffening or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • stiffening his shoulders, he prepared to advance

(stiffening is a kind of ...) a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

"the procedure of obtaining a driver's license" "it was a process of trial and error"

Definition 2: the process of becoming stiff or rigid - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for stiffening in the sense of this definition

(stiffening is a kind of ...) a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

"the action of natural forces" "volcanic activity"

(... is a kind of stiffening ) muscular stiffening that begins 2 to 4 hours after death and lasts for about 4 days

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