[ an-ak-sar-i-tee ]
/ ˌæn ækˈsær ɪˌti /
noun Classical Mythology.
a princess turned to stone for scorning the love of a commoner.
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The cliff of Leucas knew no distinction of sex, and Sappho can be set against Anaxarete.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1|George Saintsbury