OTHER WORDS FROM petrifiedhalf-pet·ri·fied, adjectivesem·i·pet·ri·fied, adjectiveun·pet·ri·fied, adjective
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A sample of more than 5,000 petrified bits of flora from before, during, and after the PETM shows an uptick in the amount and diversity of insect damage.An ancient era of global warming could hint at our scorching future|Rachel Feltman|August 16, 2021|Popular-Science
In the park, you drive through the wildlife haven of Lamar Valley—wolf country—and you can hike Specimen Ridge Trail through a petrified forest to a glorious view of Mount Washburn and miles of meadows.
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.