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synonyms for fossils

  • relic
  • skeleton
  • specimen
  • trace
  • deposit
  • eolith
  • impression
  • neolith
  • paleolith
  • petrifaction
  • reconstruction
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How to use fossils in a sentence

She told me that Luiz do Rego had sent home many fine minerals from the captaincy, and also some fossils.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Most of the young fellows around here are in the Army, and the older men are frightful old fossils.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
Judge Leslie is dotty on that subject, and so are a good many of the other old fossils of Rosewater.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Not only do we view these allusions as relics, but we may as justly consider them in the light of literary fossils.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
Imbedded in these grotesques of sandstone were fossils of wood, of fresh-water shells, and of fishes.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Tertullian asserted that fossils resulted from the flood of Noah.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
He carried heavy loads, too, when he went searching for minerals and fossils.
CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRYJAMES PARTON
The fossils of the times between the Glacial period and the Neolithic period indicate variations of climatic conditions.
THE PRINCIPLES OF STRATIGRAPHICAL GEOLOGYJ. E. MARR
The next youngest heteromyid fossils which have been described are of the genus Prodipodomys?
SPECIATION IN THE KANGAROO RAT, DIPODOMYS ORDIIHENRY W. SETZER
I am very fond of fossils; and if you wish them arranged, it would give me great pleasure to help.
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