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petrous

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Definition: (adjective) Of, relating to, or resembling rock, especially in hardness; stony.
Synonyms: stonelike.
Usage: The veterinarian removed several rounded, petrous objects from the animal's wound.
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ecesis

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Definition: (noun) The successful establishment of a plant or animal species in a habitat.
Synonyms: establishment.
Usage: The ecologists were especially interested in ensuring the ecesis of the endangered species in the wildlife refuge.



propitiate

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Definition: (verb) To conciliate (an offended power).
Synonyms: appease.
Usage: After his grave sin, he tried to propitiate the gods with a sacrifice.