She looked petrified, as she should be!
I took it all in for a few moments and it petrified me!
It was obvious she was petrified to venture anywhere near the edge.
The thought of us residing in utter blindness petrified me!
Here too are found petrified forests and other evidences of a vegetable growth that has long ago disappeared.
Balashev noticed that his left leg was quivering faster than before and his face seemed petrified in its stern expression.
Frankly, I'm petrified what I experienced last night might somehow lead to more of the same; people poking sticks at my psyche.
He considered taking Vinnie to jail for safekeeping, but the petrified man wouldn't hear of it.
He did so now, describing Lydia's reluctance in descending to the accident, but glossing over just how petrified she'd been.
Had she awoken, there was no doubt she'd be petrified by his actions in the nearly dark room.
A peculiar local industry is the manufacture of so-called "petrified" birds' nests, plants, and other objects.
I'm petrified I'll put my foot in my mouth and screw it up.
In the fossilized ooze of the Wonderkop, a table mountain of the adjacent Wittebergen, are quantities of petrified fish.
Small spores, almost certainly those of Fungi, are very common in the petrified tissues of Palaeozoic plants.
Molly was impressed, Howie was confused and Julie petrified she'd use the wrong utensils.
The position of the branches is shown both on casts and in petrified specimens, and has helped in their identification, while the petrified remains sometimes show enough of the external characters to allow of their correlation with impressions.
The structure of a Bothrodendron has recently been investigated and proves to be identical with that of the petrified stem which Williamson named Lepidodendron mundum.
The recent advance of fossil botany has depended in a very great degree on the study of petrified specimens with their structure preserved; so far, at least, as the older strata are concerned, it is, as a rule, only with the help of specimens showing structure that any safe conclusions as to the affinities of fossil plants can be arrived at.
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This genus has long been known as a common and widely spread Jurassic and Cretaceous conifer, but owing to the absence of petrified specimens and of well-preserved cones, it has been impossible to refer it to a definite position in the Coniferales.
The abundance of petrified coniferous wood in rocks of various ages has led many botanists to investigate the structure of modern genera with a view to determining how far anatomical characters may be used as evidence of generic distinctions.
The jet is a species of petrified wood found towards the bottom of the Upper Lias, and its use for the purpose of ornament dates from very early times.
Unvarying rules petrified action; the need of flexibility, of perpetual adjustment, was strongly felt" (Butcher, The Greek Genius, p. 182).
Among Palaeozoic genera there are some which bear a close resemblance to the recent type in Geological the form of the leaves; and petrified Palaeozoic seeds, almost identical with those of the maidenhair tree, have been described from French and English localities.
More usually, however, the carbonaceous film is thin, and merely shows the impress of the medullary cast within; (3) petrified specimens of all parts - stem, roots, leaves and fructifications - showing the internal structure, more or less perfectly preserved.
These distinctions can be recognized on petrified specimens, as well as on the casts, but their taxonomic value is somewhat doubtful.
A considerable number of Calamarian fructifications are known, preserved, some as carbonaceous impressions, others as petrified specimens, exhibiting the internal structure.
It was then exhibited in various parts of the country as a "petrified man."
In the "dirt-bed" resting upon the Oolitic strata numerous specimens of petrified wood are found, some of great size.
Conceptacles contaning Spores, and strongly suggesting the Chytridineous Fungus Urophlyetis, have recently been found, in petrified material, on the leaves of an Alethopteris, which appears to have undergone decay before fossilization set in.
The specimens on which the genus was founded are petrified, showing structure rather than habit, but conclusive evidence has now been obtained that the foliage of H.
The Botry- opterideae are chiefly known from petrified specimens; in the genus Botryopteris and certain species of Zygopteris we have a fairly complete g knowledge of all parts of the plant.
Fossil wood of the Pinites type (Pityoxylon) has been described from England, France, Germany, Sweden, Spitsbergen, North America and elsewhere; some of the best British examples have been obtained from the so-called Pine-raft, the remains of water-logged and petrified wood of Lower Greensand age, seen at low water near Brook Point in the Isle of Wight.
The anatomy of Lepidodendron and its immediate allies is now well known in a number of species; the Carboniferous rocks of Great Britain are especially rich in petrified specimens, which formed the subject of Williamson's extensive investigations.
Williamson thoroughly worked out, in petrified specimens, the organization of a cone which he named Bowmanites Dawsoni; it was subsequently demonstrated by Zeiller that this fructification belonged to a Sphenophyllum, the cones of the well known species S.
In this case the internal structure is not known, but another seed, Trigonocarpus Parkinsoni, associated with, and probably belonging to, the Alethopterid species, Medullosa anglica, occurs in the petrified condition and has been fully investigated.
As a rule, the petrified remains, all-important for the revelation of structure, are fragmentary, and give little idea of the habit or external characters of the plants from which they were derived.
Within the desert is a petrified forest, the most remarkable in the United States.
Langendreer in Westphalia; Ostrau in Moravia), calcareous nodules, crowded with vegetable fragments of every kind, occur in certain mines embedded in the substance of the coal and representing its raw material in a petrified condition..
Swift rode down to Marley Abbey with a terrible countenance, petrified Vanessa by his frown, and departed without a word, flinging down a packet which only contained her own letter to Stella.
- The family Cheirostrobeae is only known from the petrified fructification (Cheirostrobus pettycurensis) derived from the Lower Carboniferous of Burntisland in Scotland.
These stems, known as Megaphytum when the leaves were in two rows, and as Caulopteris in the case of polystichous arrangement, are frequent, especially in the Permian of the Continent; when petrified, so that their internal structure is preserved, the name Psaronius is employed.
Numerous more or less isolated fern-sporangia occur in the petrified material of the Carboniferous formation; the presence of an annulus is a frequent character among these specimens, while synangic sori are rare; it is thus certain that families remote from the Marattiaceae were abundantly represented during this period.
Petrified specimens of the main Stigmaria are frequent, and those of its rootlets extraordinarily abundant.
You must have been petrified!
The graves were small caves built out of petrified coral (the place was once underwater, many many years ago ).
I'd be petrified of cooking with him since he's so particular, he can cut you to the quick with his words.
The graves were small caves built out of petrified coral (the place was once underwater, many many years ago).
We looked at sandals made of what looked like petrified leather.
The limestone outcrops are popularly believed to be the petrified bodies of trolls and giants, rendered immobile by the witches.
petrify my scheme in the shape of the discovery of a remarkably petrified man.
petrifyding to legend they are reputed to be the petrified remains of men who were hurling on the Sabbath.
petrify they asked if the resident archeologist had seen the petrified penis of the poofter Peruvian prince.
petrifyall seemed to have sn enthralling time even tho nearly every one of them were petrified at some point.
petrifyare unable to move anywhere and are petrified as loud noises prevent them from moving.
petrifyan said he was robbed and threatened in Halifax on July 26 but was too petrified to speak out further about his ordeal.
petrifypieces of wood in the lower portion of the debris were slightly calcited, while occasionally a piece was completely petrified.
Instead her now-familiar ritual of alternately preening then appearing petrified conjured up an atmosphere not of sober reflection but juvenile hysteria.
The man in turn watched the raven at work, a look of permanent surprise frosted onto his petrified face.
sandals made of what looked like petrified leather.
I've always been one of those women petrified of showing up in red lips; after all, that's very attention grabbing.
If you are petrified to see a dentist or oral surgeon, a sedation dentist is more suitable.
Not soon after the beginning of the year, Harry and his friends stumble upon a petrified cat next to a stunned ghost and an eerie warning written on the castle wall.
All around the castle people are being petrified, literally turned into stone-like monuments by an unseen force and poor Harry has the misfortune of being in the wrong place at the wrong time on more than one occasion.
Donnie viewed the encounter with mild curiosity while Gladys remained in her chair, pudgy legs elevated, looking totally petrified.
Most of Bird Song's other guests remained, as requested, in their own rooms but Ryland hung around the kitchen, sharing a snack of take-out pizza with Donnie while Edith sat nearby, wringing her hands and looking petrified.
The rocky sides are finely marked with waves and ripples, as if running water had suddenly been petrified.
While I was petrified beyond anything I could imagine I knew Molly would die ignominiously without all the cunning I could muster.
He carefully opened the massive manuscript with a petrified wood cover.
Five years after his family fled Somalia, the teenager was petrified about traveling around his adopted homeland.
petrifyy you can visit remains of a petrified forest.
petrify petrified wood is visible in some areas with reduced water levels.
petrifyay between the front lines stands a petrified tree with shell shock from the War.
petrify so petrified by what he had said.
His eyes moved slowly, his body remaining rigid as tho he were petrified.
The name "cololites" (from the Greek K Xov, the large intestine, XLBos, stone) was given by Agassiz to fossil wormlike bodies, found in the lithographic slate of Solenhofen, which he determined to be either the petrified intestines or contents of the intestines of fishes.
petrify was absolutely petrified, you know!
petrifyabsolutely petrified of the dentist but I'm in desperate need to go.
petrifyaughing Cavalier was, in theory, petrified of everything.
petrifyld lady stood petrified with astonishment, peering over her glasses; Tom lay on the floor expiring with laughter.
petrify astounded, rooted to the spot, almost petrified.
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