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::: petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
::: stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
::: stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
::: extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
::: nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
::: feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
::: penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
::: ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
::: intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
::: indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate