rigidify

[ ri-jid-uh-fahy ]
/ rɪˈdʒɪd əˌfaɪ /

verb (used with or without object), ri·gid·i·fied, ri·gid·i·fy·ing.

to make or become rigid.

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Origin of rigidify

First recorded in 1835–45; rigid + -ify
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British Dictionary definitions for rigidify

rigidify
/ (rɪˈdʒɪdɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

to make or become rigid
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