Word of the Day – Petrify

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Petrify – Word of the Day (for Speaking and Writing Task 2)

Petrify (verb)  /ˈpetrɪfaɪ/

make somebody feel extremely frightened

Synonym: terrify, stupefy, stun, bewilder, amaze


Just the thought of making a speech petrifies me.

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