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Word: petrify

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


More Vocab Words

::: implication - something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
::: amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
::: ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
::: drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
::: domicile - home; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.
::: suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
::: desiccate - dry up
::: articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
::: impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
::: anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus