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Another word for petrify

  1. To make or become physically hard

      1. To make solid, compact, or hard:
      2. To make strong or united:
      3. To become solid:
      1. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
      2. To put into a specified state:
      3. To cause to begin an action:
      1. To make hard; harden:
      2. To inure, as to hardship or ridicule.
      3. To make callous or obdurate:
      1. To make hard or harder:
      2. To enable to withstand physical or mental hardship:
      3. To make unfeeling, unsympathetic, or callous:
      1. Free from liquid or moisture:
      2. Having or characterized by little or no rain:
      3. Marked by the absence of natural or normal moisture:
      1. To solidify or coagulate:
      2. To come together so as to form a whole or produce a result:
      3. To cause to solidify or coagulate:
      1. Of or relating to an actual, specific thing or instance; particular:
      2. Relating to nouns, such as flower or rain, that denote a material or tangible object or phenomenon.
      3. Existing in reality or in real experience; perceptible by the senses; real:
      1. A sweet baked food made of flour, liquid, eggs, and other ingredients, such as raising agents and flavorings.
      2. A flat rounded mass of dough or batter, such as a pancake that is baked or fried.
      3. A flat rounded mass of hashed or chopped food that is baked or fried; a patty.
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  2. To render helpless, as by emotion

      1. To dry up or shrivel from loss of moisture.
      2. To lose force or vitality; become diminished; wane:
      3. To cause to shrivel or fade.
      1. To cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly or be sensitive to the surroundings; daze:
      2. To amaze; astonish:
      1. To daze or render senseless, as by a blow or loud noise.
      2. To stupefy, as with the emotional impact of an experience; astound.
      3. A blow or shock that stupefies.
      1. To affect with paralysis; cause to be paralytic.
      2. To make unable to move or act:
      3. To impair the progress or functioning of; make inoperative or powerless:
      1. Deprived of the power to feel or move normally; benumbed:
      2. Emotionally unresponsive; indifferent:
      3. To make or become numb.
      1. To make numb, especially by cold.
      2. To render senseless or inactive, as from shock or boredom:
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Another word for petrify

  1. To harden

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  2. To frighten

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