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Word: petrify

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


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::: misogamy - hatred of marriage
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
::: furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
::: gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
::: mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
::: cohesion - tendency to keep together
::: prong - pointed projecting part
::: kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
::: chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry