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indurate (v.)

1590s (transitive) "make hard;" 1620s (intransitive) "grow harder," from Latin induratus, past participle of indurare "to make hard, harden," from in- (from PIE root *en "in") + durare "to harden," from durus "hard," from PIE *dru-ro-, suffixed variant form of root *deru- "be firm, solid, steadfast." Related: Indurated.

indurate (adj.)

"hardened, made hard," early 15c., from Latin induratus, past participle of indurare "to make hard, harden," from in- (from PIE root *en "in") + durare "to harden," from durus "hard," from PIE *dru-ro-, suffixed variant form of root *deru- "be firm, solid, steadfast."

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Definitions of indurate
1
indurate (v.)
become fixed or established;
indurated customs
indurate (v.)
make hard or harder;
Synonyms: harden
indurate (v.)
become hard or harder;
Synonyms: harden
indurate (v.)
cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate;
Synonyms: inure / harden
2
indurate (adj.)
emotionally hardened;
cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion
Synonyms: callous / pachydermatous
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