Translation of "petrify" - English-Japanese dictionary

petrify

verb uk /ˈpet·rə·faɪ/ us /ˈpet·rəˌfɑɪ/ present participle petrifying, past tense and past participle petrified

to frighten someone a lot, especially so that they are unable to move or speak

(恐怖で)~を硬直させる , すくませる
I think you petrified poor Jeremy – he never said a word the whole time you were here.

(Translation of “petrify” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)