lapideous

lapideous

(ləˈpɪdɪəs)
adj
(Geological Science) rare formal having the appearance or texture of stone
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But there's more: MOVE's megaphoned screeds echoing against concrete; officials thumping eviction notices on the MOVE commune's entrance; MOVE clinics and study groups organizing the neighborhood; later, law enforcement and firefighters demanding Mayor Goode's confirmation to take drastic measures in the shootout; a helicopter whirling overhead, dropping its gruesome freight; the blast, roar, and crackle of fires eating dozens of homes; the negative peace of MOVE members in lapideous repose; the grating sound of Mayor Goode thumbing through currency to pay with a counterfeit apology, months later.