What is another word for toughen?

Synonyms for toughen
ˈtʌf əntough·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. toughenverb

    make tough or tougher

    "This experience will toughen her"

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  1. List of paraphrases for "toughen":

    harden, tighten

How to pronounce toughen?

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How to use toughen in a sentence?

  1. Robin Walker:

    The shock will be universal, anyone conducting such an attack on a small child is just appalling, it's an issue which rightly there has been a lot of concern in Parliament and a move to toughen sentences for any kind of acid attack.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Journey to greatness/genuine success is likely to prove tough sometimes. But you ought not to quit. Rather, toughen yourself. After all, tough time doesn't last long i.e. you can/will outlive it.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Adversity is NO reason at all for you to give up on your aspiration/vision. Yes of course, it's never reasonable. Because, every adversity is strictly made/meant to toughen you and not at all to weaken you.

  4. Dieter Wolke:

    There're still people out there who think that bullying is a normal rite of passage — you go through and toughen up, etc..

  5. Emeasoba George:

    What it takes to live through i.e. to survive a tough time is just to toughen your own self.

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Translations for toughen

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  • ужесточать, ужесточитьRussian

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