Synonyms of petrify in English:

petrify

verb

  • 1 the thought of speaking in public petrified her
    terrify, horrify, frighten, scare, scare/frighten to death, scare/frighten the living daylights out of, scare/frighten the life out of, strike terror into, put the fear of God into; paralyze, transfix
    informal scare the pants off, scare the bejesus out of
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