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Word: petrify

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


More Vocab Words

::: restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
::: assail - assault
::: augment - increase; add to
::: cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
::: prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
::: analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
::: omniscient - all-knowing
::: partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
::: partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
::: alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce