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Word: ossify

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

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::: imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
::: truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
::: manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
::: exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
::: dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: credence - belief
::: humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
::: irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
::: apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying