Definitions for "Petrify"
To convert, as any animal or vegetable matter, into stone or stony substance.
To make callous or obdurate; to stupefy; to paralyze; to transform; as by petrifaction; as, to petrify the heart. Young.
To become stone, or of a stony hardness, as organic matter by calcareous deposits.
an act of Dark magic; the Petrified victim looked dead but was still alive; the basilisk Petrified Mrs. Norris (CS8, 9), Colin Creevy (CS10), Justin Finch-Fletchley and Nearly Headless Nick (CS11), and Hermione Granger and Penelope Clearwater (CS14); the antidote was made from mandrake roots (CS9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17)
Keywords:  ahdos, rock, turn, material, change
to turn into rock by petrification; change (organic material) into rock. [AHDOS