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1.
In West-Central Scotland: To embellish, exaggerate and generally expand the true meaning of a story, often losing the truth in the process
He was known to petrify accounts of his various visits to Manchester
by RedTorpedo February 24, 2010
 
2.
Gettin' hard.
A Gargoyle can petrifies in the day.

Let's get some petrified wood

Man, that's one petrified boner!
by CheapAlert March 03, 2004