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Synonyms for petrify
ˈpɛ trəˌfaɪpet·ri·fy

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  1. petrify

    Synonyms:
    astound, electrify, dismay, horrify, appal, stun, stupefy, dumbfounder

    Antonyms:
    reassure, tranquillize

Princeton's WordNet

  1. petrifyverb

    cause to become stonelike or stiff or dazed and stunned

    "The horror petrified his feelings"; "Fear petrified her thinking"

    Synonyms:
    lapidify, rigidify, ossify

  2. lapidify, petrifyverb

    change into stone

    "the wood petrified with time"

    Synonyms:
    lapidify, rigidify, ossify

  3. rigidify, ossify, petrifyverb

    make rigid and set into a conventional pattern

    "rigidify the training schedule"; "ossified teaching methods"; "slogans petrify our thinking"

    Synonyms:
    lapidify, rigidify, ossify

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. petrifyverb

    Synonyms:
    change to stone

  2. petrifyverb

    Synonyms:
    make callous, make obdurate

  3. petrifyverb

    Synonyms:
    astonish, amaze, astound, dumfounder, confound, stupefy, take by surprise, strike dumb

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. petrifyverb

    Synonyms:
    lapidify, fossilize

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