Word: petrifies

Category: petrifies

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Synonyms: petrifies

terrify, horrify, frighten, scare, scare/frighten to death, scare/frighten the living daylights out of, scare/frighten the life out of, strike terror into, put the fear of God into, paralyze, transfix, scare the pants off, scare the bejesus out of, lapidify, rigidify, ossify

Translations: petrifies

spanish
petrifica, se petrifica, petrifica a


german
versteinert

french
pétrifie

italian
pietrifica

portuguese
petrifica

dutch
versteent, versteend

russian
каменеет, парализует, ошеломляет, окаменевает

norwegian
forsteines

swedish
förstenar

finnish
kivettää

danish
stivner

czech
petrifikuje

polish
petryfikuje

turkish
taşlaştıran

greek
μαρμαρώνει, τα μαρμαρώνει

ukrainian
кам'яніє

bulgarian
вкаменява

belarusian
камянее

romanian
împietrește

slovak
petrifikuje

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The meaning and "use of": petrifies

verb
  • make (someone) so frightened that they are unable to move or think.
  • change (organic matter) into a stony concretion by encrusting or replacing its original substance with a calcareous, siliceous, or other mineral deposit.

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