stiffen

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stiffen (third-person singular simple present stiffens, present participle stiffening, simple past and past participle stiffened)

  1. (transitive) To make stiff.
  2. (intransitive) To become stiff.
    • 2003, Yoko Ogawa, The Housekeeper and the Professor:
      Bewildered by the unexpected greeting, my son stiffened, but managed a polite answer.

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