Synonyms for Petrify:
n.kill off, shut off, clarify, suppress, cut into, solidify, hold back, harden, squeeze out, interfere with, stamp out. startle, shake up, astonish, chill, frighten/scare the wits out of someone. cake, boil up, bake, break down, clear, atomize, boil, concrete, congeal, boil away, boil over, solid, dry, indurate, cloud, set, bubble. numb, paralyze, stun, wither, affect, benumb, stupefy. •petrify (noun)
ossify, rigidify, lapidify.
haunt, alarm, frighten, astonish, rattle, paralyze, disturb, stupefy, scare, benumb, horrify, intimidate, agitate, stun, terrify, startle, harrow, chill, unnerve, threaten, set on edge, numb, panic.
•make hard (verb)
lapidify, set, clarify, harden, solidify.
archive, embalm, preserve, mummify, conserve, bottle, marinate, refrigerate, quick-freeze, freeze, can, bank.