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provident provident
/ˈprɑ vɪ dənt /

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  • fossil fossil  /ˈfɑ səl/ ?  someone whose style is out of fashion

    fossil meaning(s) 

    1. (n) someone whose style is out of fashion
    2. (n) the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil
    3. (adj) characteristic of a fossil

    Synonym(s)

    fossil usage(s)

    1. The discovery of a mini dinosaur fossil shows Tyrannosaurus rex started out small but still pretty ferocious.
    2. Alfred's fossil hunting began when he was only 13, when he hiked to the abandoned Granton quarry in North Bergen, a mile from his home.
  • fossil copal fossil copal  partly mineralized copal dug from the ground
  • fossil fuel fossil fuel  fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's…
  • fossil oil fossil oil  a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
  • fossiliferous fossiliferous  /ˌfɑ sə ˈlɪ fə rəs/ ?  bearing or containing fossils
  • fossilisation fossilisation  /ˌfɑ sɪ laɪ ˈzɛɪ ʃən/ ?  the process of fossilizing a plant or animal that existed…
  • fossilise fossilise  convert to a fossil
  • fossilised fossilised  set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or beliefs
  • fossilist fossilist  a specialist in paleontology
  • fossilization fossilization  /ˌfɑ sɪ laɪ ˈzɛɪ ʃən/ ?  the process of fossilizing a plant or animal that existed…
  • fossilize fossilize  /ˈfɑ sə ˌlaɪz/ ?  convert to a fossil
  • fossilized fossilized  /ˈfɑ sə ˌlaɪzd/ ?  set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or…
  • fossilology fossilology  the earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains
  • fossorial fossorial  (of limbs and feet) adapted for digging
  • fossorial foot fossorial foot  foot adapted for digging as in moles
  • fossorial mammal fossorial mammal  a burrowing mammal having limbs adapted for digging
  • foster foster  /ˈfɑ stər/ ?  help develop, help grow
  • foster brother foster brother  your foster brother is a male who is not a son of your parents but who…
  • foster care foster care  supervised care for delinquent or neglected children usually in an institution…
  • foster child foster child  a child who is raised by foster parents
  • foster daughter foster daughter  someone who is raised as a daughter although not related by birth
  • foster family foster family  the family of a fosterling
  • foster father foster father  a man who is a foster parent
  • foster home foster home  a household in which an orphaned or delinquent child is placed (usually by…
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