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indurate

in·du·rate

indurate

 
 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, adjective
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: In d reIt [or] In dy reIt
inflections: indurated, indurates, indurating
definition 1: to make hard in texture; harden.
Our shovels were useless, as the clay had been indurated by the heat of the sun.
similar words:
cake, firm
definition 2: to make hard in feeling; desensitize; inure.
definition 3: to confirm or establish.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: In d reIt [or] In dy reIt
definition 1: to become hard; harden.
definition 2: to become confirmed or established.
 
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: In d riht [or] In dy riht
definition: insensitive or inured; callous.
similar words:
callous