harden

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  • Info Harden is an English verb which describes two actions: to make something harder, or something is in the process of getting harder.
  • I hope you will not harden your heart against me, dear mother. Cited from The Judge, by Rebecca West
  • If he could only harden his heart sufficiently he could escape in that way. Cited from An Eye for an Eye, by Anthony Trollope
  • Their clubs were hardened in such away that they could not be cut in half.
  • But it hardens around a man and becomes a wall through which he must cut. Cited from Lazarre, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • Harden has remained as the main station and, as a result, became the main town.
  • It was hoped a battle-hardened major would perhaps have a better chance.
  • Now it needs one thing more to keep it from hardening after being wet. Cited from Two Little Savages, by Ernest Thompson Seton
  • Construction is best done in warm weather so that the walls can dry and harden.
  • He stood on the road with hardening face, and looked down on his wife and child without speaking. Cited from The Idler Magazine, Volume III, April 1893, by Various
  • To what extent does it harden the community for the Government to take life? Cited from Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume VIII, by Robert Green Ingersoll
  • His father looks up in shock, but seems still hardened by past events.
  • After July the new wood hardens and gets ready for the trying winter. Cited from The Fat of the Land, by John Williams Streeter
  • Battle-hardened warriors all, they have no fear of this task - yet they should have.
  • They were street boys; their lives had been spent in a hardening atmosphere. Cited from Ester Ried Yet Speaking, by Isabella Alden
  • The move was not successful and opposition to Henry's new government hardened.
  • Others spoke of different ways of hardening metal so that you would have supposed they knew all about the matter. Cited from The Canterbury Pilgrims, by M. Sturt and E. C. Oakden
  • Such remarks had been always in the back of his mind, hardening him against his mother. Cited from The Lookout Man, by B. M. Bower
  • They have been through the fire, and what fire does not destroy, it hardens. Cited from The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
  • What he had done was not recorded in the history of the Hardens. Cited from The Divine Fire, by May Sinclair
  • Here was a heart that might break, but would never harden. Cited from The Cockaynes in Paris, by Blanchard Jerrold
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Meaning of harden

  • verb Become hard or harder
    The wax hardened
  • verb Make hard or harder
    The cold hardened the butter