GRE Word List

PETRIFY

turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze

The meaning of the word petrify is turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze.

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WordMeaning
qualifiedlimited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
centrifugemachine that separates substances by whirling them
discordconflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
relapsereturn to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
impecuniouswithout money
mausoleummonumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
divergevary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
cloistermonastery or convent
rankleirritate; fester; annoy
antiquityquality of being very old; ancient times; °íŽë