Words nearby petrifaction
Origin of petrifaction
OTHER WORDS FROM petrifactionpet·ri·fac·tive, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for petrification
While wandering through the valley of the Clearwater and the adjacent hills, I was much struck with the wonders of petrification.
One day the Major met a company of miners, and related to them the wonderful specimens of petrification seen by him that day.
An Addition to the Instances of Petrification, formerly enumerated.
The reign of justice could only be the reign of silence and of petrification.Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas|Remy de Gourmont
He would be freed, for ever, from the petrification of the grey, cramping little city.The Rough Road|William John Locke