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gorgonize

[ gawr-guh-nahyz ]
/ 藞g蓴r g蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used with object), gor路gon路ized, gor路gon路iz路ing.
to affect as a Gorgon; hypnotize; petrify: She felt trapped and totally helpless in his gorgonizing stare.
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Also especially British, gor路gon路ise .

Origin of gorgonize

First recorded in 1600鈥10; Gorgon + -ize

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