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Fossilize   Listen
verb
Fossilize  v. t.  (past & past part. fossilized; pres. part. fossilizing)  
1.
To convert into a fossil; to petrify; as, to fossilize bones or wood.
2.
To cause to become antiquated, rigid, or fixed, as by fossilization; to mummify; to deaden. "Ten layers of birthdays on a woman's head Are apt to fossilize her girlish mirth."






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Words linked to "Fossilize" :   senesce, get on, maturate, convert, lapidify, fossilise, mature, fossil



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