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Word: petrify

Definition: turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze


More Vocab Words

::: devoid - empty; lacking
::: palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
::: diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
::: egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
::: fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
::: caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
::: amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
::: variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
::: tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
::: scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats