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Synonyms for stone

Synonyms for stone

a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry

the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed

United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D

United States filmmaker (born in 1946)

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United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893)

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United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989)

United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946)

United States architect (1902-1978)

a lack of feeling or expression or movement

kill by throwing stones at

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remove the pits from

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of any of various dull tannish or grey colors

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References in classic literature ?
When he was gone my driver began to flop the reins about and whip the harness, by which I understood that I was to go on, which of course I did, glad that the stone was gone, but still in a good deal of pain.
It was always in his mind, whenever he looked upon the Great Stone Face.
When the stone is put parallel to the plane of the horizon, the island stands still; for in that case the extremities of it, being at equal distance from the earth, act with equal force, the one in drawing downwards, the other in pushing upwards, and consequently no motion can ensue.
The account raised my curiosity, I embarked in a fishing boat, without dreaming that you were here: I came, and I saw a monstrous fine fellow lifting a stone Ajax could not have stirred.
There are no inscriptions, no sculpture, no clue, by which to conjecture its history; nothing but the dumb stones. How many generations of the majestic trees which overshadow them have grown and flourished and decayed since first they were erected!
Against the wall of this recess were placed three stone chests, each about two feet square.
We went to the quarry from whence the stones of Baalbec were taken.
'Sir, lo here is the sword of the stone, wherefore I must be king of this land.'
It would have been of as much avail to interrogate any stone face outside the chateau as to interrogate that face of his.
Say, what dost thou here in the Ghost Mountain, where the stone Witch sits forever, waiting for the world to die?'
"O Zarathustra," it whispered scornfully, syllable by syllable, "thou stone of wisdom!
At an unusually urgent prod, Tiha dropped a stone and was duly goaded while she sank to her knees and with one arm scooped it in against her side, regained her feet, and waddled on.
More than one, in digging underneath the wheel, was dangerously injured by the splinters of stone. But their ardor never relaxed, night or day.
"Well, here it is, worthy sir," said the peasant; "a man of this village who is so fat that he weighs twenty stone challenged another, a neighbour of his, who does not weigh more than nine, to run a race.
It was a presentiment that human thought, in changing its form, was about to change its mode of expression; that the dominant idea of each generation would no longer be written with the same matter, and in the same manner; that the book of stone, so solid and so durable, was about to make way for the book of paper, more solid and still more durable.