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 for indurate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Indurate \In"du*rate\, a. [L. induratus, p. p. of indurare to
     harden. See Endure.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Hardened; not soft; indurated. --Tyndale.
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     2. Without sensibility; unfeeling; obdurate.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Indurate \In"du*rate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indurated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Indurating.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To make hard; as, extreme heat indurates clay; some
        fossils are indurated by exposure to the air.
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     2. To make unfeeling; to deprive of sensibility; to render
        obdurate.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Indurate \In"du*rate\, v. i.
     To grow hard; to harden, or become hard; as, clay indurates
     by drying, and by heat.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  indurate
      adj 1: emotionally hardened; "a callous indifference to
             suffering"; "cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion"
             [syn: callous, indurate, pachydermatous]
      v 1: become fixed or established; "indurated customs"
      2: make hard or harder; "The cold hardened the butter" [syn:
         harden, indurate] [ant: soften]
      3: become hard or harder; "The wax hardened" [syn: harden,
         indurate] [ant: soften]
      4: cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate; "He was
         inured to the cold" [syn: inure, harden, indurate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  49 Moby Thesaurus words for "indurate":
     anneal, backed, brutalize, cake, calcified, calcify, callous,
     calloused, case harden, case-hardened, concrete, congeal, cornify,
     crusted, crusty, crystallized, dry, firm, fossilize, fossilized,
     granulated, harden, hardened, hornified, incrusted, indurated,
     inure, lapidified, lapidify, lithify, ossified, ossify, petrified,
     petrify, reinforced, rigidified, sclerotic, set, solidified,
     solidify, steel, steeled, stiffened, strengthened, temper, toughen,
     toughened, vitrified, vitrify
  
  

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