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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Become mentally inflexible; Convert to remains hardened in soil.

Usage examples (36)
  • Pre-modern symbol systems fossilize into ideology ...
  • They tend to fossilize well and last the test of time.
  • So now I'm going to use them before they begin to fossilize.
  • Pre-modern symbol systems fossilize into ideology in Modern Age of plurality for more
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