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Definition of "petrified" []

  • Extremely afraid. (adjective)
  • Present participle of petrify. (verb)

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Use "petrified" in a sentence
  • "Whisper it in petrified little-boy tones: dead punctuation is invisible to everyone else — yet we see it all the time."
  • "We laughed at the talk of an All-Star boycott, flinched at the talk of a strike, and remain petrified that this season could be shut down."
  • "At least there weren't any live spiders running around when the Prince - who admitted to being "petrified" - was first instilled with a love of the museum by his late mother Diana,"
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