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1‘these cartilages may ossify’
turn into bone, become bony, harden, solidify, stiffen, rigidify, petrify, fossilize
2‘past oligarchies have fallen from power because they ossified’
become inflexible, become rigid, fossilize, harden, rigidify, stagnate, become obdurate, become unyielding, become unprogressive, cease developing
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