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adj : paralyzing with terror
English → English (gcide)
Petrify \Pet"ri*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Petrified; p. pr. &
vb. n. Petrifying.] [L. petra rock, Gr. ? (akin to ? a
stone) + -fy: cf. F. p['e]trifier. Cf. Parrot, Petrel,
1. To convert, as any animal or vegetable matter, into stone
or stony substance.
A river that petrifies any sort of wood or leaves.
2. To make callous or obdurate; to stupefy; to paralyze; to
transform; as by petrifaction; as, to petrify the heart.
Young. “Petrifying accuracy.” --Sir W. Scott.
And petrify a genius to a dunce. --Pope.
The poor, petrified journeyman, quite unconscious of
what he was doing. --De Quincey.
A hideous fatalism, which ought, logically, to
petrify your volition. --G. Eliot.