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  1. petrify

    • IPA[ˈpɛtrɪfʌɪ]

    英式

    • v.
      change (organic matter) into a stony substance by encrusting or replacing it with a calcareous, siliceous, or other mineral deposit.;make (someone) so frightened that they are unable to move
    • verb: petrify, 3rd person present: petrifies, gerund or present participle: petrifying, past tense: petrified, past participle: petrified

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    動詞

    • 1. change (organic matter) into a stony substance by encrusting or replacing it with a calcareous, siliceous, or other mineral deposit.
    • 2. make (someone) so frightened that they are unable to move his icy controlled quietness petrified her
    • adj.
      so frightened that one is unable to move; terrified: the petrified child clung to her mother

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      so frightened that one is unable to move; terrified: the petrified child clung to her mother

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      a highland area in east central Arizona, noted for its agates and plant fossils, now a national ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈpetrəˌfī]

    美式

    • v.
      change (organic matter) into a stony concretion by encrusting or replacing its original ...

    Oxford American Dictionary