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Word: ossify

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


More Vocab Words

::: inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
::: sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
::: premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
::: emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
::: querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
::: terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
::: diadem - crown
::: lineage - descent; ancestry
::: blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
::: motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)