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See definition of obsidian on Dictionary.com
  • as injet
  • as inblack
  • as inonyx
  • as inpitch-black
  • as inpitchy
  • as inlava

synonyms for obsidian

  • dark
  • ebony
  • midnight
  • raven
  • sable
  • atramentous
  • bituminous
  • coal-black
  • ebon
  • inky
  • pitch-black
  • pitch-dark
See also synonyms for: obsidians
  • slag
  • ashes
  • magma
  • basalt
  • scoria
  • coulee
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        How to use obsidian in a sentence

        Romero Villanueva adds that the ancients might have been in search of obsidian.
        WHAT’S IN A PACKRAT’S PETRIFIED PEE? JUST A FEW THOUSAND YEARS OF SECRETS.RACHEL FELTMANAUGUST 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
        Among them are bow and arrow technology, specialized tool forms, the long-distance transport of objects such as marine shells and obsidian, personal ornamentation, the use of pigments, water storage, and art.
        HOW NEW DISCOVERIES IN WEST AFRICA COULD REWRITE PRE-HISTORYELEANOR SCERRIAPRIL 17, 2021QUARTZ
        Based on previous discoveries of items made of obsidian, seashells and other exotic materials at council circles, these structures must have hosted rituals of some kind, says archaeologist Susan Vehik of the University of Oklahoma in Norman.
        DRONES FIND SIGNS OF A NATIVE AMERICAN ‘GREAT SETTLEMENT’ BENEATH A KANSAS PASTUREBRUCE BOWERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
        Around, the floor was composed of solid dark green obsidian, as hard and transparent and sharp as bottle-glass.
        THE WHITE MAN'S FOOTGRANT ALLEN
        Agates, cornelians, obsidian, are also among the products of this nature.
        MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
        The creation legend of the Cakchiquels of Guatemala makes much of a mysterious, primeval and animated obsidian stone.
        MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
        In the Melanesian myth, dawn is cut out of the body of night by Qat, armed with a knife of red obsidian.
        MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
        There was obsidian, evidently brought from a distance—de Morgan thinks from Armenia, a thousand miles away.
        THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
        The wooden clubs, stuck full of sharp pieces of obsidian, could not compete on equal terms with the Toledo blades.
        SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
        Spears, javelins, arrows, heavy war-clubs with jagged pieces of obsidian were hurled upon the Spaniards on the causeway.
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        WORDS RELATED TO OBSIDIAN

        • atramentous
        • brunet
        • charcoal
        • clouded
        • coal
        • dingy
        • dusky
        • ebon
        • ebony
        • inklike
        • jet
        • livid
        • melanoid
        • murky
        • obsidian
        • onyx
        • piceous
        • pitch
        • pitch-dark
        • raven
        • sable
        • shadowy
        • slate
        • sloe
        • somber
        • sombre
        • sooty
        • starless
        • stygian
        • swart
        • swarthy
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