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synonyms for igneous

  • blazing
  • burning
  • combustible
  • excitable
  • fierce
  • flaming
  • glowing
  • heated
  • hot
  • impassioned
  • intense
  • red-hot
  • spirited
  • vehement
  • violent
  • ablaze
  • afire
  • aflame
  • agitable
  • alight
  • choleric
  • conflagrant
  • enthusiastic
  • febrile
  • fervid
  • fevered
  • feverish
  • flaring
  • flickering
  • flushed
  • hot-blooded
  • hot-headed
  • hot-tempered
  • ignited
  • impetuous
  • impulsive
  • in flames
  • inflamed
  • irascible
  • irritable
  • madcap
  • peppery
  • perfervid
  • precipitate
  • unrestrained
  • fused
  • glowing
  • liquefied
  • smelted
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antonyms for igneous

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  • apathetic
  • calm
  • cold
  • cool
  • dull
  • gentle
  • indifferent
  • mild
  • moderate
  • passive
  • peaceful
  • unexcited
  • unhappy
  • flat
  • impassive
  • subdued
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        How to use igneous in a sentence

        The samples were of crystalline igneous rock, meaning rock that solidified into crystals from hot lava or magma.
        FIRST MARTIAN ROCK SAMPLES FROM PERSEVERANCE EDGE CLOSER TO SETTLING WATER QUESTIONLETO SAPUNARSEPTEMBER 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
        Perseverance has also found evidence of igneous, or volcanic, rocks on Jezero’s crater floor.
        SEE SOME OF THE MOST INTRIGUING PHOTOS FROM NASA’S PERSEVERANCE ROVER SO FARLISA GROSSMANAUGUST 19, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
        Formed by eons of erosion between two different kinds of igneous rock, the cave sits right in the middle of where weather from the Pacific Ocean meets weather from the Atlantic Ocean.
        WHAT’S IN A PACKRAT’S PETRIFIED PEE? JUST A FEW THOUSAND YEARS OF SECRETS.RACHEL FELTMANAUGUST 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
        Unlike magma turning into igneous rock, for example, diamonds don’t melt and recrystallize.
        DIAMONDS CONTAIN REMNANTS OF EARTH’S ANCIENT ATMOSPHEREMONROE HAMMONDJULY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
        They needed more data from various igneous rocks to expand their calibration of the instrument.
        THESE SCIENTISTS SPENT DECADES PUSHING NASA TO GO BACK TO VENUS. NOW THEY’RE ON A HOT STREAK.CORINNE IOZZIOJUNE 29, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
        The most ancient and lowest stratum of this igneous formation is a compact conglomerate known as tufa lithoide.
        THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
        The "erratics" comprised a great variety of metamorphic and igneous rocks, and, on a more limited scale, sedimentary types.
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        The beacons were found to be part of a horizontal, stratified series of sandstones underlying the igneous rock.
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        The metamorphism of the igneous rocks is regional in nature and has the same increase from west to east as the sediments.
        HISTORY AND COMPREHENSIVE DESCRIPTION OF LOUDOUN COUNTY, VIRGINIAJAMES W. HEAD
        The stone formation bears the usual indications of aqueous and igneous deposits, but more of the former than the latter.
        OFFICIAL REPORT OF THE NIGER VALLEY EXPLORING PARTY MARTIN ROBINSON DELANY
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