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Word: ossify

Definition: change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas


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::: havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
::: hermitage - home of a hermit
::: cleft - N: split
::: vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
::: retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
::: apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
::: horde - crowd; swarm
::: illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
::: exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
::: gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth