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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT
Definition: (adjective) Of, relating to, or resembling rock, especially in hardness; stony.
Usage: The veterinarian removed several rounded, petrous objects from the animal's wound.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT
Definition: (noun) The successful establishment of a plant or animal species in a habitat.
Usage: The ecologists were especially interested in ensuring the ecesis of the endangered species in the wildlife refuge.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT
Definition: (verb) To conciliate (an offended power).
Usage: After his grave sin, he tried to propitiate the gods with a sacrifice.