Indurating
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. [1913 Webster]

2. To make unfeeling; to deprive of sensibility; to render obdurate. [1913 Webster]


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