Petrify in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Petrify

to scare someone into inaction

Examples of Petrify in a sentence

Because heights petrify me, I will never get on a plane. 🔊

The terrorist group tries to petrify the public by showing gruesome videos. 🔊

When the kidnappers mailed the bloody finger, they hoped to petrify the hostage’s family into not going to the police. 🔊

The scary zombie is sure to petrify young haunted house visitors.  🔊

The mobster knew the warning would petrify the witness into changing his testimony.  🔊

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