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Word: petrify

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


More Vocab Words

::: superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
::: pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
::: profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
::: carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
::: belligerent - quarrelsome
::: sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
::: drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
::: abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
::: nefarious - very wicked
::: analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.