stiffening
1. [ noun ] the act of becoming stiff
Examples:

"stiffening his shoulders, he prepared to advance"

Related terms: procedure natural_process rigor_mortis stiffen
2. [ noun ] the process of becoming stiff or rigid
Synonyms: rigidifying rigidification
Related terms: natural_process rigor_mortis rigidify
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