Usage examples for stiffened

  1. I stiffened and said, 'No, monsieur. – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  2. I know that you terrified her into secrecy, and then, when- when her brain gave way and there was no way of escape for you- I know that you- that you- that you-" Her lips stiffened. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  3. As the regiment stiffened, Steadman stepped to the head of his company. – Mortmain by Arthur Cheny Train
  4. I stiffened and flushed. – The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck