Definition of Petrify

Petrify v. i. means: To become stone, or of a stony hardness, as organic matter by calcareous deposits.

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Petrify v. i. means: To become stone, or of a stony hardness, as organic matter by calcareous deposits.

Meaning of Petrify

Petrify (v. i.) means: To become stone, or of a stony hardness, as organic matter by calcareous deposits.

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Petrify (v. t.): To make callous or obdurate; to stupefy; to paralyze; to transform; as by petrifaction; as, to petrify the heart. Young.

Petrifying (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Petrify

Petrificate (v. t.): To petrify.

Petrified (imp. & p. p.): of Petrify

Petrify (v. i.): Fig.: To become stony, callous, or obdurate.

Lapidify (v. t.): To convert into stone or stony material; to petrify.

Gorgonize (v. t.): To have the effect of a Gorgon upon; to turn into stone; to petrify.

Petrify (v. t.): To convert, as any animal or vegetable matter, into stone or stony substance.

Petrify (v. i.): To become stone, or of a stony hardness, as organic matter by calcareous deposits.

Fossilize (v. t.): To convert into a fossil; to petrify; as, to fossilize bones or wood.

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Meaning of Petrify

Petrify means: To make callous or obdurate; to stupefy; to paralyze; to transform; as by petrifaction; as, to petrify the heart. Young.

Meaning of Petrifying

Petrifying means: of Petrify

Meaning of Petrificate

Petrificate means: To petrify.

Meaning of Petrified

Petrified means: of Petrify

Meaning of Petrify

Petrify means: Fig.: To become stony, callous, or obdurate.

Meaning of Lapidify

Lapidify means: To convert into stone or stony material; to petrify.

Meaning of Gorgonize

Gorgonize means: To have the effect of a Gorgon upon; to turn into stone; to petrify.

Meaning of Petrify

Petrify means: To convert, as any animal or vegetable matter, into stone or stony substance.

Meaning of Petrify

Petrify means: To become stone, or of a stony hardness, as organic matter by calcareous deposits.

Meaning of Fossilize

Fossilize means: To convert into a fossil; to petrify; as, to fossilize bones or wood.

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