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Word: petrify

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


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::: cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
::: truncate - cut the top off; shorten
::: fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
::: litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
::: anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
::: viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
::: hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
::: perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute