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
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(adjective) scared stiff, alarmed, stunned, startled, astonished.
Machine Shop rockin when we step inside, and we got everybody so petrified. -- M.Shinoda FortMinor, 'Petrified'
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The act of bringing both of ones hands together to create a fist, then using it has a battle ram, plunging it into some sort of hole.
Yo Albert and CJ hold open this girls legs as I preform the Petrifier.

Don't drop the soap or someone may give you the petrifier.
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alcohol intoxicated(another way of saying stoned (out))
That car was swerving so much, the driver had to be petrified.
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Something absolutely scary and shocking that leaves the crowd shocked.
When I heard of the ghost it was petrifying
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adj. stoned so often that acute effects on thought are outwardly noticeable.
little bitch is petrified, no wonder he get no love.
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adjective: petrified


so frightened that one is unable to move; terrified.

"the petrified child clung to her mother"


(of organic matter) changed into a stony substance; ossified.

"petrified wood"
Person1: Hey man!
Person2: Look what I found!
Person1: What is it?
Person2: I found some petrified wood!
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