EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PETRIFIED
She stood as if petrified throughout a wait that seemed to both interminable.
It was like a fine mask, suddenly startled, made angry, and petrified.
For a moment she remained as if petrified, still listening, still waiting.
When I told Matthews of my intention he had been petrified with astonishment.
And for a moment he stood as if petrified into a block of massive granite.
His bow was still outstretched, and he stood as if petrified.
The man obeyed, with the suddenness of a jack-in-the-box, and stood as if petrified.
The knot of men with the stretcher had stopped, too, halfway to the steamer, as if petrified.
He took it down and came back, missing the petrified Ali by an inch.
I was petrified; for these words shewed me my danger in all its nakedness.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR PETRIFIED
- have cold feet
- in awe
- run scared
- scared stiff
- scared to death