verb (used with object), in·du·rat·ed, in·du·rat·ing.
verb (used without object), in·du·rat·ed, in·du·rat·ing.
Origin of indurate
Examples from the Web for indurate
Pick up again his indurate book, Dreams from My Father, and see the harsh truth.
Imogen was deaf to their expostulations, and indurate and callous as adamant to their persuasions.Imogen|William Godwin
Stark and indurate like an Adirondack meadow enameled with trap rock, he plodded rigidly on.The Army Mule and Other War Sketches|Henry A. Castle
Can we consistently blame her if she becomes callous, when every legal provision directly tends to indurate her sensibilities?The History of Prostitution|William W. Sanger
Underneath these coherent and indurate ledges the most valuble ores exist, but coal and fossils are searched for in vain.
Even where there is no plastering, the tattooing may be found to indurate the skin, and to render it less sensible to cold.John Rutherford, the White Chief|George Lillie Craik
British Dictionary definitions for indurate
Word Origin for indurate
Word Origin and History for indurate
1530s, from Latin induratus, past participle of indurare "to make hard, harden" (see endure). Related: Indurated.