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Greg Francek thought he was looking at a piece of petrified wood.
Her mother described her as “petrified” and said, “I vividly remember that, being in the bathroom.”Sarah Fuller made history. Her parents understand why her moment matters.|Chuck Culpepper|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
I was petrified, and it left me wondering, “Do I give him this direction?”Michel Gondry on ‘Mood Indigo,’ Kanye West, and the 10th Anniversary of ‘Eternal Sunshine’|Marlow Stern|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A petrified grimace wrinkles the white clay adorning her face.
It petrified me as a young gay kid in Montana, growing up playing tennis.
I was exhausted and the others were petrified… We all swore that it was OK.
I opened my eyes to see the room full of soldiers, my sisters petrified.Prominent Palestinian-American Community Activist Arrested|Anna Lekas Miller|November 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her expression was still petrified, except that she might have had the scent of blood in her slightly dilating nostrils.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
But Mafuta, instead of taking this advice, suddenly stood stock still, as if he had been petrified!Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
Sarah moved among them with a distracted air; she seemed, indeed, as if petrified with grief.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
I suppose the face will retain that petrified laugh until the corpse turns to dust.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Griffith stood petrified a moment; and I don't think his intellects were even yet quite clear enough to take it all in at once.