Generally speaking, the higher he carries his head, and the less he stiffens his stern, the further off are the birds.
Sandy-hued Mistress Sadler stiffens and bridles at the question.
Before it stiffens, very carefully press in the handle or ornament just up to the halfway line and allow to set.
He wriggles from side to side, stiffens his back, and you cannot seat him on the chair.
Shrinking with fear when taken, it contracts its body and so stiffens it that it will break if we strike or bend it.
If it stiffens any further it will break me; and thats not all, you see.
Add stiffly beaten whites of two eggs, beat until it stiffens and becomes foamy.
Darcy stiffens and scarcely nods when Wickham is introduced.
Wings may be covered with a coat of shellac which stiffens them and gives them a very glossy look.
Dogma, rigidly prescribed by tradition, stiffens into formalism.