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1. stiffening

noun. ['ˈstɪfənɪŋ, ˈstɪfnɪŋ'] the act of becoming stiff.

Synonyms

  • procedure

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source

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Rhymes with Stiffening

  • abandoning
  • abstaining
  • abstaining
  • adjoining
  • adjourning
  • adorning
  • affining
  • airconditioning
  • aligning
  • amounting
  • apportioning
  • ascertaining
  • assigning
  • attaining
  • auctioning
  • auditioning
  • awakening
  • awning
  • banning
  • beginning

Sentences with stiffening


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you are using fabric instead of paper to make your lampshade pleats, then it will require stiffening.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
If only stiffening the brim of a hat or ball cap, spray the brim only.

3. Adjective
A hat may lose its shape over time, requiring a stiffening procedure to bring it back to life.

Quotes about stiffening


1. Orthodoxy is a relaxation of the mind accompanied by a stiffening of the heart.
- Edward Abbey, A Voice Crying in the Wilderness

2. stiffening

noun. ['ˈstɪfənɪŋ, ˈstɪfnɪŋ'] the process of becoming stiff or rigid.

Synonyms

  • rigidifying
  • natural action
  • natural process
  • activity
  • action
  • rigor mortis

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • peristalsis
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