from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To have a paralyzing or stupefying effect on.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To stupefy, paralyze or petrify
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To have the effect of a Gorgon upon; to turn into stone; to petrify.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To affect as a Gorgon; turn into stone; petrify. Also spelled gorgonise.
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