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Synonyms for fossil
ˈfɒs əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fossil(noun)

    the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil

    frequent, ghostwrite, stalk, ghost, obsess, haunt

  2. dodo, fogy, fogey, fossil(noun)

    someone whose style is out of fashion

    ylang-ylang, ilang-ilang

  3. fossil(adj)

    characteristic of a fossil


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fossil(n.)


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fossil(n)

    Associated words:
    paleontology, paleontography, ichnology, fossiliferous, in situ

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fossil":

    fossils, mineral, fossil-based, fossilized, fossil-fuel

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  1. Cindy Axne:

    What we're seeing with this administration is a dogged approach to allow the biggest fossil fuel players an opportunity to put more money back in the pockets of their large shareholders and take that money out of the pockets of hardworking farmers right here in Iowa.

  2. Kenneth Berlin:

    We have to bear in mind that increasingly renewable energy is cheaper, cleaner, and more reliable than fossil fuels. Transition to a clean energy economy will benefit the country and create jobs. We must remove barriers to the deployment of renewable energy.

  3. Georg Klingler from Greenpeace Switzerland:

    We are here because we want to make it a green recovery. We need to foster measures that help us to quit fossil fuels now in the wake of corona, we need to make our society more resilient for the crises to come.

  4. Angus MacNeil:

    Investors need certainty and setting a decarbonisation target for the electricity sector would signal the government's commitment to phasing out fossil fuels.

  5. Daniela Lapidous:

    Jobs created in renewable energy and energy efficiency can't be outsourced, it's always local, new York is mostly purchasing fossil fuel products out of state.

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