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Word: ossify

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

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::: hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
::: ablution - washing
::: rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
::: bliss - complete happiness; ADJ. blissful
::: denigrate - blacken; defame
::: infantile - childish; infantlike
::: dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
::: dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
::: tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction