Stiffens



verb (used with object)
1.
to make stiff.
verb (used without object)
2.
to become stiff.
3.
to become suddenly tense, rigid, or taut, as in bracing oneself for or drawing back from shock, fear, or displeasure:
He stiffened, expecting to hear the worst.
verb
1.
to make or become stiff or stiffer
2.
(intransitive) to become suddenly tense or unyielding

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