the process of becoming stiff or rigid
Syn: ↑stiffening, ↑rigidification
Derivationally related forms: ↑rigidify (for: ↑rigidification), ↑rigidify, ↑stiffen (for: ↑stiffening)
Hypernyms: ↑natural process, ↑natural action, ↑action, ↑activity
Hyponyms: ↑rigor mortis

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