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Word: petrify

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

More Vocab Words

::: pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
::: memorialize - commemorate
::: manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
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::: induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
::: evenhanded - impartial; fair
::: humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
::: preeminent - outstanding; superior
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::: zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point