Definition of 'harden'
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I have some ideas to harden your resolve. The Sun (2017)I have some ideas to harden your resolve. The Sun (2017)This is not a call to harden our hearts. The Sun (2015)Yet the locals insist that the shelling has only hardened their resolve to fight on. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We explored what actions would keep from hardening attitudes or making people fearful. Christianity Today (2000)Do not let us have to think that the world has too much hardened our hearts. North and South (1855)Repeat with the rest of the hazelnuts and leave to cool and harden. The Sun (2014)The solution is not to harden our hearts and invoke a crackdown. Times, Sunday Times (2008)When his friends called him a coward his resolve was only hardened. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Those attitudes have hardened again in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Place on a flat surface to cool and harden. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Stories like this harden my resolve to do that. The Sun (2009)The point is that he has hardened his attitude to the task ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His broad smile disappeared, his dark eyes narrowed and his famous face hardened. The Sun (2012)Over time, that hardened into something nearer contempt. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Attitudes to people who don't have much money have hardened. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In eight years, something has hardened. Times, Sunday Times (2014)International opinion was hardening against him, his regime was targeted with sanctions and his grip on power challenged by a new rebel group. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His eyes hardened again, like a bull's. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007) Faces harden and we are stared at with suspicion or, in some cases, downright hatred. The Sun (2010)Or is he actually hardening opinion in Japan, making it less likely that the whaling fleets will return to port? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is astonishing how difficult the process has been - but also how hardened I have become. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Occasionally. harden is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'harden'
British English: harden VERB
When something hardens or when you harden it, it becomes stiff or firm.
Mould the mixture into shape while hot, before it hardens.
Definition of harden from the Collins English Dictionary
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