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Related to fossilised: Derived fossil, fossilized
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Adj.1.fossilised - set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or beliefs; "obsolete fossilized ways"; "an ossified bureaucratic system"
inflexible - incapable of change; "a man of inflexible purpose"
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"He's like this," said Rachel, lighting on a fossilised fish in a basin, and displaying it.
Much as Willoughby would doubtless have liked his daughter to praise him she did not; her eyes were unreflecting as water, her fingers still toying with the fossilised fish, her mind absent.
In other cases we have the plainest evidence in great fossilised trees, still standing upright as they grew, of many long intervals of time and changes of level during the process of deposition, which would never even have been suspected, had not the trees chanced to have been preserved: thus, Messrs.
The oldest fossilised traces of motility were revealed by an international multi-disciplinary team of researchers in a new research.
The plaster cast of the fossilised bones of a Diplodocus found by railroad workers in Wyoming in 1898 took a week to build.
Two brothers found the fossilised skeleton of the dinosaur, thought to be about 201 million years old.
A 400,000-year-old fossilised shell from Java is said to have the earliest known engravings.
London, July 19 ( ANI ): World's longest 'dinosaur fossilised feces', which is 40 inches long and around 5.3 to 33.9 million years old, is set to get auctioned.
Emelia Fawbert found the fossilised remains at the Cotswold Water Park near Cirencester, Gloucestershire, during an organised fossil hunt.
Scientists created the 3D image on the left from a fossilised spider that lived 53 million years ago.