stiffen


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Related to stiffen: stiffen up
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Fifteen shillings--Threepenn'orths Rum,' said Mr Dolls, making an attempt to stiffen himself.
And I pray one prayer - I repeat it till my tongue stiffens - Catherine Earnshaw, may you not rest as long as I am living; you said I killed you - haunt me, then
Although it has been established that natural rubber, polybutadiene and blends thereof age stiffen over time, even at ambient storage conditions (ref.
Backs stiffen with age so it helps if you exercise your spine after a hot bath or shower.
He's still sore, but the biggest thing is that his knee didn't stiffen up.
The alternating oblong dimples, which help to stiffen the 3.
Arthritis is a disease that causes the joints that connect different bones to stiffen and swell, irritating the surrounding muscles.
It won't have that feeling if you let him write the answers, because chief executives tend to stiffen up when they write.
Low temperatures also shrink and stiffen wire conductors, making them more liable to break.
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