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Word: ossify

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


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::: shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
::: tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
::: mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
::: gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
::: acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
::: putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
::: assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
::: conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief