Synonyms for fossilized

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We are still speaking of his fossilized herbaria, not his modern specimens.

Myrtle fossilized them as suddenly as if she had been a Gorgon instead of a beauty.

Wise men use the word 'fossilized' when they speak of what has happened to it.

It is strange indeed that these ethereal creatures should be fossilized at all.

Comparative number of living and fossilized species of plants.

Had a bombshell been exploded among the fossilized professors it had been less disturbing.

He walked steadily on, leaving behind him the dogma that time had fossilized and man had forgot.

What geologist would not wish to try his hammer on those rocks with their stony pages of fossilized history?

Among the debris were several pieces of sandstone marked by black, fossilized plant-remains.

Towards the end of the following summer, however, one of the tusks and an entire side of a fossilized animal were exposed.

WORD ORIGIN

1794, from fossil + -ize. Figurative use from 1856. Related: Fossilized; fossilizing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FOSSILIZED

ossified

adjectivebony
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