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Toughen by using; condition to
Inure

Are you tough enough, soldier? Not "inure" "condition"!
Mental or emotional strength in the face of a difficult situation
Fortitude

Just sport a 'tude for "fortitude"!
To enclose, surround
Encompass

To close in on all "directions"
Spacious, roomy
Capacious

A spacious hat = "cap"-acious!
Waste matter
Dross

Dude on the left is the "dRoss" of the cast!
Encourage, help develop
Foster (noun - fosterage)

Come on, foster, foster!
Gather, collect
Amass

I "amass" debt on my "Amex"
Someone who asks humbly
Suppliant

Humbly begging for something to "sup" on.
Ask or petition
Solicit

Don't even ask if you can solicit here!
Cannot be moved, affected or altered
Inexorable

Someone who isn't "affected" or "moved" by Jamie's hijinks is "inEXorable"!
Boarding a ship or vehicle for a journey
Embarkation

Boarding a birch canoe is real em-"bark"-ation!
Reckless, acting too hastily
Rash

Drive too recklessly and you'll be road "rash"!
Wisdom in practical matters
Prudence

These prud-"ants" are practical workers when it comes to building.
Strong wind
Gale

This must be Hurricane "Gail"!
Refrain from doing
Forbear

I'll "refrain from" leaving my food out "for-bears" when I'm camping!
Surrender, give up
Capitulate

When you ca-"pit"-ulate you show your "pits" to the world!
Abnormally skinny; wasted away
Emaciated

Department store mannequins are so skinny they're e-"Macy's"-ated!