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A sample of more than 5,000 petrified bits of flora from before, during, and after the PETM shows an uptick in the amount and diversity of insect damage.
AN ANCIENT ERA OF GLOBAL WARMING COULD HINT AT OUR SCORCHING FUTURERACHEL FELTMANAUGUST 16, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In the park, you drive through the wildlife haven of Lamar Valley—wolf country—and you can hike Specimen Ridge Trail through a petrified forest to a glorious view of Mount Washburn and miles of meadows.
THE MOUNTAIN STATES’ MOST EPIC DRIVESKKLEINAUGUST 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Greg Francek thought he was looking at a piece of petrified wood.
‘GIANT TREASURE TROVE’ OF FOSSILS MAY GIVE A BETTER PICTURE OF MIOCENE EPOCH ABOUT 10 MILLION YEARS AGOERIN BLAKEMOREMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Her mother described her as “petrified” and said, “I vividly remember that, being in the bathroom.”
SARAH FULLER MADE HISTORY. HER PARENTS UNDERSTAND WHY HER MOMENT MATTERS.CHUCK CULPEPPERDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Her expression was still petrified, except that she might have had the scent of blood in her slightly dilating nostrils.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
But Mafuta, instead of taking this advice, suddenly stood stock still, as if he had been petrified!
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Sarah moved among them with a distracted air; she seemed, indeed, as if petrified with grief.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
I suppose the face will retain that petrified laugh until the corpse turns to dust.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Griffith stood petrified a moment; and I don't think his intellects were even yet quite clear enough to take it all in at once.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
The ham, which was almost as light as cork, was riddled with worm-holes, and as hard as a petrified sponge.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PETRIFIED

  • caked
  • calcified
  • cemented
  • compact
  • compressed
  • congealed
  • conglomerated
  • consolidated
  • dried
  • firm
  • indurate
  • monolithic
  • petrified
  • poured
  • precast
  • set
  • set in stone
  • solid
  • solidified
  • steeled
  • strong
  • unyielding
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