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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 ?
Then holding it up he said, "There, that's the stone your horse had picked up.
The purport was, that, at some future day, a child should be born hereabouts, who was destined to become the greatest and noblest personage of his time, and whose countenance, in manhood, should bear an exact resemblance to 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.
On the 4th of November fifty workmen commenced digging, in the very center of the enclosed space on the summit of Stones Hill, a circular hole sixty feet in diameter.
There are no inscriptions, no sculpture, no clue, by which to conjecture its history; nothing but the dumb stones.
See, my lords," she said, holding the light before her, "those who stored the treasure here fled in haste, and bethought them to guard against any who should find the secret of the door, but had not the time," and she pointed to large square blocks of stone, which, to the height of two courses (about two feet three), had been placed across the passage with a view to walling it up.
It was a desert, weed-grown waste, littered thickly with stones the size of a man's fist.
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?
Tarzan was sure that there was another and more lovely world than that which was confined to the darkness of the four stone walls surrounding him.
The stick untied from Jerry's neck told the tale of her perfidy and incensed Lamai, who sprang between and deflected the blow with a stone poi-pounder that might have brained Jerry.
Mutely marching over the scornful clinking of pebbles, trampling the stone that let it slip: thus did my foot force its way upwards.
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.