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petrify


petrify

verb pet·ri·fy \ˈpe-trə-ˌfī\
pet·ri·fiedpet·ri·fy·ing

Definition of PETRIFY

transitive verb
:  to convert (organic matter) into stone or a stony substance
intransitive verb
:  to become stone or like stone
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