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Word: ossify

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


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::: detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
::: venerate - revere; treat with great respect
::: elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
::: peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
::: airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
::: disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
::: astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
::: prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
::: sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
::: facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance