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English definition of “petrified”

petrified

adjective (FRIGHTENED)    /ˈpet.rə.faɪd/
B2 extremely frightened : I stood petrified as the most enormous dog I've ever seen came bounding up to me. She's petrified of being on her own in the house at night .Afraid
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