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English verb: calcify

1. calcify (change) become impregnated with calcium salts


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)harden, indurate


Antonymsdecalcify

2. calcify (change) become inflexible and unchanging


SamplesOld folks can calcify.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change

3. calcify (change) turn into lime; become calcified


SamplesThe rock calcified over the centuries.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change state, turn

4. calcify (change) convert into lime


SamplesThe salts calcified the rock.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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