Example sentences for: stiffen

How can you use “stiffen” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • whose heart is smallerthan a heart should be,whose feathers stiffen

  • Unsurprisingly, Bennett's project in The Death of Outrage is to stiffen America's backbone, to persuade us to care about Clinton's misdeeds and to punish them.

  • While Mr. Blair tried to stiffen spines among the other 17 Nato leaders arriving for the Alliance's 50 th birthday, Mr. Clinton made it clear that the world's sole superpower was underwriting the British-led escalation."

  • In a number of telephone calls, all initiated by Blair and some lasting as long as 30 minutes, she urged him to "stiffen the spine" of the Americans, as she had done when she chided President Bush for going "wobbly" during the Gulf War.

  • "It is up to his allies, in particular Tony Blair, to stiffen his resolve that NATO's demands be met in full.


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