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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. petrify: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. petrify: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. petrify: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. petrify: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. petrify: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. petrify: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. petrify: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. petrify: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. petrify: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. petrify: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. petrify: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. petrify: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. petrify: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. petrify: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. petrify: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Petrify: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Petrify: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. petrify: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. petrify: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Petrify: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. petrify: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. petrify: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. petrify: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. petrify: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. petrify: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. petrify: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. petrify: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. petrify: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. petrify: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. petrify: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. petrify: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. PETRIFY: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (petrify)

verb:  cause to become stone-like or stiff or dazed and stunned
verb:  change into stone
verb:  make rigid and set into a conventional pattern ("Slogans petrify our thinking")

▸ Also see petrifying
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