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Word: petrify

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


More Vocab Words

::: infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
::: infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
::: humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
::: opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
::: synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
::: consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.
::: endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance