thin or thick

petrify
(v)
PET-ri-fie
Meaning

turn something to stone

1st Sample Sentence

When they harden, the streams of lava that have flowed from the volcano's mouth petrify the trees and animals they have submerged.

Root

petra (rock)#facere (to make, do) (Latin)

Mnemonics

sounds like PATHARify (hindi pathar-stone)hence, the word.

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