Origin of petrifaction
OTHER WORDS FROM petrifactionpet·ri·fac·tive, adjective
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How to use petrifaction in a sentence
The sand-rock containing this petrifaction is found in a horizontal position, differing only with respect to hardness and color.
The subjoined petrifaction of a leaf, apparently a species of betula, was obtained on this river.
According to the Brooklyn Calvinist, God visits such supplicants with paralysis and petrifaction.Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian?|John B. Remsburg
I am ungenerous, unloving,—a very petrifaction of anger and dissatisfaction.A Noble Name|Claire Von Glmer
Many perfect specimens of petrifaction are to be seen on the island and along the river-banks.The Barren Ground of Northern Canada|Warburton Mayer Pike