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Synonyms for stone

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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 ?
Whether the man was partly blind or only very careless I can't say, but he drove me with that stone in my foot for a good half-mile before he saw anything.
To explain the manner of its progress, let A B represent a line drawn across the dominions of Balnibarbi, let the line C D represent the loadstone, of which let D be the repelling end, and C the attracting end, the island being over C: let the stone be placed in position C D, with its repelling end downwards; then the island will be driven upwards obliquely towards D.
The workman who held the plank profited by the space thus given him, and slipped the roller under the stone.
The sounds of the picks against the rock, the bursting of mines, the grinding of the machines, the wreaths of smoke scattered through the air, traced around Stones Hill a circle of terror which the herds of buffaloes and the war parties of the Seminoles never ventured to pass.
The mineral waters of Arva Wai* ooze forth from the crevices of a rock, and gliding down its mossy side, fall at last, in many clustering drops, into a natural basin of stone fringed round with grass and dewy-looking little violet-coloured flowers, as fresh and beautiful as the perpetual moisture they enjoy can make them.
Look within also and ye will find a water-gourd amongst the stones.
These temples are built upon massive substructions that might support a world, almost; the materials used are blocks of stone as large as an omnibus--very few, if any of them, are smaller than a carpenter's tool chest--and these substructions are traversed by tunnels of masonry through which a train of cars might pass.
Next moment, a stone coming rattling at his hat, and a distant yell of 'Wake-Cock
I had passed the forest, and had come, as it were, to the legs of the old stone Witch who sits up aloft there forever waiting for the world to die.
Upon the top of the stone lay stretched a man, and as the ape-man watched the scene, he saw the lion glare terribly at the two who remained within the temple.
The two stones were to be carried the entire course.
A few stones were thrown at long distances, and words of challenge passed between small warriors.
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.
It seemed to have been tunneled through the earth, the sides being lined by either slabs of stone, or walls made by a sort of concrete.
One afternoon, when the sun was going down, a mother and her little boy sat at the door of their cottage, talking about the Great Stone Face.