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Since most people would likely be petrified if they discovered their partner was a werewolf, this was certainly a big milestone in their relationship and one of the most romantic gestures on Teen Wolf.

A sample of more than 5,000 petrified bits of flora from before, during, and after the PETM shows an uptick in the amount and diversity of insect damage.

In the park, you drive through the wildlife haven of Lamar Valley—wolf country—and you can hike Specimen Ridge Trail through a petrified forest to a glorious view of Mount Washburn and miles of meadows.

Greg Francek thought he was looking at a piece of petrified wood.

Her mother described her as “petrified” and said, “I vividly remember that, being in the bathroom.”

I was petrified, and it left me wondering, “Do I give him this direction?”

A petrified grimace wrinkles the white clay adorning her face.

It petrified me as a young gay kid in Montana, growing up playing tennis.

I was exhausted and the others were petrified… We all swore that it was OK.

I opened my eyes to see the room full of soldiers, my sisters petrified.

Her expression was still petrified, except that she might have had the scent of blood in her slightly dilating nostrils.

But Mafuta, instead of taking this advice, suddenly stood stock still, as if he had been petrified!

Sarah moved among them with a distracted air; she seemed, indeed, as if petrified with grief.

I suppose the face will retain that petrified laugh until the corpse turns to dust.

Griffith stood petrified a moment; and I don't think his intellects were even yet quite clear enough to take it all in at once.


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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to petrified, such as: calcified, fossilized, frozen, ossified, and solidified.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.