PETRIFY MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Petrify Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To convert, as any animal or vegetable matter, into stone or stony substance.
  2. (v. i.) To become stone, or of a stony hardness, as organic matter by calcareous deposits.
  3. (v. t.) To make callous or obdurate; to stupefy; to paralyze; to transform; as by petrifaction; as, to petrify the heart. Young.
  4. (v. i.) Fig.: To become stony, callous, or obdurate.


Synonyms:
Lapidify, Ossify,

• Petrifying Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Petrify


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