Definitions For Petrify


  • Cause to become stonelike or stiff or dazed and stunned from fright
  • Make rigid and set into a conventional pattern
  • Change into stone
  • To make (someone) very afraid
  • To slowly change (something, such as wood) into stone or a substance like stone over a very long period of time

Is Petrify a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Petrify is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Petrify in a Sentence

  • The processes that petrify wood
  • The dead tree petrified into stone.

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