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  • as inharden
  • as inindurate
  • as inpetrify

synonyms for calcify

  • amalgamate
  • anneal
  • bake
  • brace
  • buttress
  • cake
  • callous
  • cement
  • close
  • clot
  • coagulate
  • compact
  • congeal
  • consolidate
  • contract
  • crystallize
  • curdle
  • dry
  • firm
  • fix
  • fortify
  • fossilize
  • freeze
  • gird
  • indurate
  • jell
  • nerve
  • ossify
  • petrify
  • precipitate
  • press
  • reinforce
  • set
  • settle
  • solidify
  • starch
  • steel
  • stiffen
  • strengthen
  • temper
  • thicken
  • toughen
  • vitrify
  • densify
See also synonyms for: calcified

antonyms for calcify

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  • continue
  • dilute
  • discourage
  • dishearten
  • disjoin
  • dissolve
  • dissuade
  • divide
  • enlarge
  • flex
  • hurt
  • let go
  • liquefy
  • loosen
  • melt
  • open
  • separate
  • soften
  • thin
  • unfix
  • unsettle
  • upset
  • weaken
  • indulge
  • spoil
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How to use calcify in a sentence

Even if, in real life, she’s a survivor in a tough business, her features haven’t become calcified by cynicism.
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Work on modern and fossil sponges has shown that these sponges can be preserved in the rock record when their soft tissue is calcified during decay.
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Some are smooth, hard, and calcified, and these are considered stable and less likely to rupture.
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Its Museum of the Future is scheduled to open this year by flipping the museum concept — focusing on incubating new ideas rather than calcifying ancient ones.
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At the fifth year the second permanent molars, and at the eighth year the third molars or wisdom teeth, begin to calcify.
DEGENERACYEUGENE S. TALBOT
The permanent molars begin to calcify at the twenty-fifth week of fœtal life.
DEGENERACYEUGENE S. TALBOT
My father did not achieve that for himself, as his arteries had started to calcify before he discovered the immortality vitamin.
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The underlying blood coagulates rapidly, and the periosteum begins to calcify within a few weeks, as shown by the X-ray.
SCURVY PAST AND PRESENTALFRED FABIAN HESS
The permanent incisors do not calcify until a year after birth.
DEGENERACYEUGENE S. TALBOT
Caseation forms cheesy masses, which may soften into tubercular pus, may calcify, and may become encapsulated by fibroid tissue.
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