use petrifaction in a sentence.
The same kind of petrifaction is to be seen, it is said, at the hot springs of
Akin to the foregoing condition is what is known as petrifaction or ossification of portions of the living human body other than the articulations.
"A petrifaction was a kind of a hard-wood chemical git-up."
It lies in a certain deliberate "petrifaction" of the human soul in us; a certain glacial detachment from all interests save one; a certain frigid insanity of preoccupation with our own emotion.
"petrifaction" theory has found among the mass of visitors -- even including many men of intelligence and general education.