Definition of Petrifies

1. Verb. (third-person singular of petrify) ¹



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Definition of Petrifies

1. petrify [v] - See also: petrify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petrifies

petrichloral
petrichor
petricolous
petrifact
petrifaction
petrifactions
petrifactive
petrific
petrificate
petrificated
petrification
petrifications
petrified
petrifier
petrifiers
petrifies (current term)
petrify
petrifying
petrissage
petrissages
petro-
petro-dictator
petro-dictators
petro-dictatorship
petro-occipital
petro-occipital fissure
petro-occipital joint
petroccipital
petrochemical
petrochemically

Literary usage of Petrifies

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1. The Three Things that Abide: Faith; Hope; Love: I Cor. XIII, 13 by William Tennant Gairdner (1903)
"It petrifies the feeling, it hardens all within.' Experto crede ; here you have, at least, the living, perfectly genuine testimony of Robert Burns. ..."

2. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1907)
"... j 'en ai trouve les intestins petrifies ' petrifies' n'est pas le mot. non, je les ai trouves en 1'etat oil ils devaient se trouver au moment de la mort ..."

3. The History of Ireland, Ancient and Modern by [James] MacGeoghegan (1844)
"M. de Buffon mentions that " a lake is said to be in Iceland, which petrifies."!f " The lake Neagh in Ireland," continues he, " possesses the same quality ..."

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