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They are naturally petrifying 50,000 to 100,000 tons of CO2 per year, Kelemen believes.
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The Cincinnati Bengals should petrify the top-seeded Tennessee Titans.
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The fact that Feynman came forward to confront me after the talk was something that probably would have petrified many scientists.
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I didn't possess the capacity to petrify, which is absolutely indispensable in an academic man.
ATLANTISGERHART HAUPTMANN
She had seemed to grow rooted to the ground, unable to get away; her heart, her breathing, seemed to petrify too; they hurt her.
MISSYDANA GATLIN
E that would shine, and petrify his tutor,Should drink draught Allsopp in its "native pewter."
QUIPS AND QUIDDITIESWILLIAM DAVENPORT ADAMS
Their concepts petrify from lack of use and the constant reconstruction which growth necessitates.
THE MIND AND ITS EDUCATIONGEORGE HERBERT BETTS
Among ourselves worship would petrify and faith wither were it not for the tasks the church has undertaken at home and abroad.
JUDGES AND RUTHROBERT A. WATSON
The poet in dealing with his own time, must also see to it that language does not petrify on his hands.
INSTIGATIONSEZRA POUND
It rang down the corridor and seemed to petrify his grasp upon her.
THE FIFTH QUEENFORD MADOX FORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PETRIFY

  • amalgamate
  • anneal
  • bake
  • cake
  • cement
  • clot
  • coagulate
  • cohere
  • congeal
  • crystallize
  • densify
  • dry
  • firm
  • freeze
  • jell
  • petrify
  • set
  • stiffen
  • strengthen
  • thicken
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