Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling stone or a stone.

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  • adjective (of bone especially the temporal bone) resembling stone in hardness

Etymologies

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stone +‎ -like

Examples

  • I would have laughed at his comment, but his face was stonelike.

    Good Fortune

  • I would have laughed at his comment, but his face was stonelike.

    Good Fortune

  • I would have laughed at his comment, but his face was stonelike.

    Good Fortune

  • It was only when its triple row of mouths smiled that Will realized it was not stone after all, just a creature of hard gray stonelike skin.

    Clockwork Angel

  • I would have laughed at his comment, but his face was stonelike.

    Good Fortune

  • In an instant, his normally relaxed face turned stonelike, and his eyes narrowed slightly.

    Fat Chance

  • In an instant, his normally relaxed face turned stonelike, and his eyes narrowed slightly.

    Fat Chance

  • William nodded, but Pearl made her face look all blank and stonelike.

    The Promised World

  • The reefs turned snow white, the color of the underlying stonelike structures they had built up over centuries, in a phenomenon known as coral bleaching.

    Global warming takes a toll on coral reefs

  • In an instant, his normally relaxed face turned stonelike, and his eyes narrowed slightly.

    Fat Chance

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