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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indurate  \In"du*rate\,  a.  [L.  induratus  p.  p.  of  indurare  to 
  harden.  See  {Endure}.] 
  1.  Hardened;  not  soft;  indurated.  --Tyndale. 
 
  2.  Without  sensibility;  unfeeling;  obdurate. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indurate  \In"du*rate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Indurated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Indurating}.] 
  1.  To  make  hard;  as  extreme  heat  indurates  clay;  some 
  fossils  are  indurated  by  exposure  to  the  air. 
 
  2.  To  make  unfeeling;  to  deprive  of  sensibility;  to  render 
  obdurate. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indurate  \In"du*rate\,  v.  i. 
  To  grow  hard;  to  harden,  or  become  hard;  as  clay  indurates 
  by  drying,  and  by  heat. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  indurate 
  adj  :  emotionally  hardened;  "a  callous  indifference  to  suffering"; 
  "cold-blooded  and  indurate  to  public  opinion"  [syn:  {callous}, 
  {thick-skinned}] 




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