enharden

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

En- (an intensifying prefix) + harden.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

enharden (third-person singular simple present enhardens, present participle enhardening, simple past and past participle enhardened)

  1. To harden, to render hard.
  2. To fortify against adversity.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Oxford English Dictionary (2007).