Definition of unpetrify in US English:

unpetrify

verb

  • with object To release from a state of petrifaction; to restore to normal after an act of petrification. Chiefly figurative.

Origin

Early 18th century. From un- + petrify.

Pronunciation

unpetrify

/(ˌ)ʌnˈpɛtrɪfʌɪ/