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indurate

(ĭn′dū-rāt) [L. in, in, + durus, hard]
1. To harden.
2. Hardened.
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Weathering type profile overlying the shelf (or ignimbrite facies) comprised two main sets of horizons: (1) a multicoloured alterites and (2) interbasaltic red bole mantle, capped in place by indurate carapace or pyroclastic neck.
They all experienced the second world war and its disastrous consequences, but the war did not indurate or paralyse them, instead he sharpened their senses for the challenge to protect peace and to strive for freedom and justice," he said.
But after their meeting, he gave the young queen a back-handed compliment: AoIf there be not in her a proud mind, a crafty wit and an indurate heart against God and His truth, my judgment faileth me.