German translation of 'petrify'
- (= frighten) he really petrifies me
er jagt mir schreckliche Angst ein
⇒ a petrifying experience
ein schreckliches Erlebnis
⇒ to be petrified by sth
sich panisch vor etw fürchten
Example Sentences Including 'petrify'
Mrs Clayton waved away the white-gloved footman who came to serve them, knowing that his presence would petrify the child.The Ambassador's Women
It can also petrify the spirit like ice-bound wastes beyond the Arctic Circle.The Touch of Innocents
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Translation of petrify from the Collins English to German Dictionary