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1‘she looked absolutely petrified’
terrified, terror-stricken, terror-struck, horrified, horror-stricken, horror-struck, frightened out of one's wits, scared out of one's wits, scared witless, frightened to death, scared to death, aghast, appalled
paralysed, stunned, stupefied, transfixed, benumbed, frozen
2‘the petrified remains of prehistoric animals’
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