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Petrifaction
Petrifaction Pet`ri*fac"tion, n. [See Petrify.] 1. The process of petrifying, or changing into stone; conversion of any organic matter (animal or vegetable) into stone, or a substance of stony hardness. 2. The state or condition of being petrified. 3. That which is petrified; popularly, a body incrusted with stony matter; an incrustation. 4. Fig.: Hardness; callousness; obduracy. ``Petrifaction of the soul.' --Cudworth.
Petrifactive
Petrifactive Pet`ri*fac"tive, a. 1. Having the quality of converting organic matter into stone; petrifying. 2. Pertaining to, or characterized by, petrifaction. The . . . petrifactive mutations of hard bodies. --Sir T. Browne.
Petrificate
Petrificate Pet"ri*fi*cate, v. t. To petrify. [Obs.] Our hearts petrificated were. --J. Hall (1646).
Petrify
Petrify Pet"ri*fy, v. i. 1. To become stone, or of a stony hardness, as organic matter by calcareous deposits. 2. Fig.: To become stony, callous, or obdurate. Like Niobe we marble grow, And petrify with grief. --Dryden.
Petrine
Petrine Pe"trine, a. Of or pertaining to St.Peter; as, the Petrine Epistles.

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