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Word: ossify

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


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::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
::: provisional - tentative; temporary
::: gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
::: pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
::: astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
::: aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
::: ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
::: anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
::: marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure