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Word: petrify

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


More Vocab Words

::: prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
::: outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
::: proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
::: imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
::: sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
::: waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
::: collation - a light meal; collating
::: supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
::: adversary - opponent; enemy
::: flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing