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Word of the Day 10/21/20 Lapidify

Lapidify (verb)
lapidify [ luh-pid-uh-fahy ]


verb (used with or without object), la·pid·i·fied, la·pid·i·fy·ing.
Archaic.

1. to turn into stone.

OTHER WORDS FROM LAPIDIFY
lap·i·dif·ic [lap-i-dif-ik], lap·i·dif·i·cal, adjective
la·pid·i·fi·ca·tion, noun

WORDS RELATED TO LAPIDIFY
set, harden, clarify, solidify, calcify, mineralize, fossilize

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Origin: 1650–60; Medieval Latin lapidi(ficātiōn) petrifaction (see lapidary, -i-, -fication) + -fy

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