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petrified

mod. alcohol intoxicated. (Literally, turned into stone. Another way of saying stoned.) She’s not drunk; she’s petrified.
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stupefied, petrified, and as though asphyxiated in the presence of the incommensurable tirades which welled up every instant from all parts of his bridal song.
Balashev noticed that his left leg was quivering faster than before and his face seemed petrified in its stern expression.
Rokoff stood as though petrified, his eyes protruding from their sockets, his mouth agape, and the cold sweat of terror clammy upon his brow.
The little noises died down in my throat, and I sat as one petrified.
Still I sat as one petrified, my eyes unblinking as I stared at him, fear eating at my heart.
The foot and leg petrified, while Michael stiff-leggedly drew a half-circle of intimidation about him.
Then the iron of the picks struck upon the hard bed of the soil; a kind of rock formed of petrified shells, very dry, very solid, and which the picks could with difficulty penetrate.
He was white as chalk, the candle he held in his shaking hand was sputtering onto the carpet, and his eyes, petrified with terror, or some such kindred emotion, stared fixedly over my head at a point on the further wall.
The touch was as stealthy and as sudden as that other touch which had petrified me from head to foot on the night when we first met.
A pal said: "Kerry's petrified and knows she'll be the butt of jokes.
MOST PEOPLE detour quickly through Petrified Forest National Park from Interstate 40, and the fact is that just a short visit delivers the goods.
The ones who are in difficult situations pray to God to be petrified in order to get rid of the situations they are in.
The TV hunk, also 27, said: "I'm petrified about dancing on national telly but I can't wait to get stuck in.
One of my favorite sights was a petrified forest, where through the millennia, the elements of nature had replaced the wood of the trees with particles of sand, turning them to stone.
He said yesterday: "I was petrified, I was laying in all this blood.