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  • n. Plural form of hardening.

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Examples

  • But the Pope explains how on the contrary it is necessary to strive to reintegrate, to prevent further radicalizations, to make efforts to loosen hardenings and to give room to what there is positive.

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  • I stared at the clock on the nightstand, timing the still-painless hardenings until 2:30 a.m. and getting more and more excited.

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  • This effect upon its course is not only due to the peculiarities of uplifted rocks, but to manifold accidents of other nature: veins and dikes, which often interlace the beds with harder or softer partitions than the country rock; local hardenings in the materials, due to crystallization and other chemical processes, often create indescribable variations which are more or less completely expressed in the path of the stream.

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  • God's works -- a woman -- but such she was; and her tears and outcries also gave evidence that she, too, amidst the heart-hardenings of poverty, contumely, and lowliness, had still gushing up in her heart the pure waters of love.

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  • Not sure, just a frequent hardenings of the belly, but the gaps between the contractions weren't regular.

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  • Women who have problems with the ovaries and breast pain, which may indicate the formation of hardenings, should undergo examinations at least once a year by a gynecologist and mammologist.

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  • But the Pope explains how on the contrary it is necessary to strive to reintegrate, to prevent further radicalisations, to make efforts to loosen hardenings and to give room to what there is positive.

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  • The city physician, with intellect refined, but feelings vitiated by the corruptings and heart-hardenings of modern polished society, views with utter indifference or affected sympathy the dissolution of body and soul in his patients: but think you, we can see depart unmoved those with whom we have endured privations, have been knit like brothers together by our mutual dangers; with whom we have hunted, fished, and shared the crust and lowly couch; with whom we have rejoiced and sorrowed; think you we can see them go down to the grave with tearless eyes, with unmoved soul?

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  • "The onset of the disease," said Riley calmly, dispassionately, "is marked by hardenings and swellings of the glands in the armpits and the groin.

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