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Petrify

Pet´ri`fy
v. t.1.To convert, as any animal or vegetable matter, into stone or stony substance.
[imp. & p. p. Petrified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Petrifying .]
2.To make callous or obdurate; to stupefy; to paralyze; to transform; as by petrifaction; as, to petrify the heart. Young.
And petrify a genius to a dunce.
- Pope.
v. i.1.To become stone, or of a stony hardness, as organic matter by calcareous deposits.
2.Fig.: To become stony, callous, or obdurate.
Like Niobe we marble grow,
And petrify with grief.
- Dryden.
Verb1.petrify - cause to become stone-like or stiff or dazed and stunned; "The horror petrified his feelings"; "Fear petrified her thinking"
2.petrify - change into stone; "the wood petrified with time"
Synonyms: lapidify
3.petrify - make rigid and set into a conventional pattern; "rigidify the training schedule"; "ossified teaching methods"; "slogans petrify our thinking"
Synonyms: ossify, rigidify
alarm, amaze, anneal, appall, astonish, astound, awe, awestrike, bedaze, bedazzle, bemuse, benumb, bewilder, boggle, bowl down, bowl over, calcify, callous, case harden, confound, cornify, crystallize, daze, dazzle, disconcert, dismay, dumbfound, dumbfounder, firm, flabbergast, fossilize, freeze, frighten, harden, horrify, indurate, lapidify, lithify, numb, ossify, overwhelm, paralyze, perplex, scare, scare stiff, scare to death, shock, stagger, startle, steel, strike dead, strike dumb, strike terror into, strike with wonder, stun, stupefy, surprise, temper, terrify, toughen, turn to stone, vitrify
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