Petrified sentence example
She looked petrified, as she should be!
I took it all in for a few moments and it petrified me!
It was obvious she was petrified to venture anywhere near the edge.
The thought of us residing in utter blindness petrified me!
Here too are found petrified forests and other evidences of a vegetable growth that has long ago disappeared.Advertisement
Balashev noticed that his left leg was quivering faster than before and his face seemed petrified in its stern expression.
You must have been petrified!
His eyes moved slowly, his body remaining rigid as tho he were petrified.
If you are petrified to see a dentist or oral surgeon, a sedation dentist is more suitable.
All around the castle people are being petrified, literally turned into stone-like monuments by an unseen force and poor Harry has the misfortune of being in the wrong place at the wrong time on more than one occasion.Advertisement
Small spores, almost certainly those of Fungi, are very common in the petrified tissues of Palaeozoic plants.
Instead her now-familiar ritual of alternately preening then appearing petrified conjured up an atmosphere not of sober reflection but juvenile hysteria.
I'd be petrified of cooking with him since he's so particular, he can cut you to the quick with his words.
Donnie viewed the encounter with mild curiosity while Gladys remained in her chair, pudgy legs elevated, looking totally petrified.
Most of Bird Song's other guests remained, as requested, in their own rooms but Ryland hung around the kitchen, sharing a snack of take-out pizza with Donnie while Edith sat nearby, wringing her hands and looking petrified.Advertisement
The rocky sides are finely marked with waves and ripples, as if running water had suddenly been petrified.
The position of the branches is shown both on casts and in petrified specimens, and has helped in their identification, while the petrified remains sometimes show enough of the external characters to allow of their correlation with impressions.
While I was petrified beyond anything I could imagine I knew Molly would die ignominiously without all the cunning I could muster.
Five years after his family fled Somalia, the teenager was petrified about traveling around his adopted homeland.
The man in turn watched the raven at work, a look of permanent surprise frosted onto his petrified face.Advertisement
The name "cololites" (from the Greek K Xov, the large intestine, XLBos, stone) was given by Agassiz to fossil wormlike bodies, found in the lithographic slate of Solenhofen, which he determined to be either the petrified intestines or contents of the intestines of fishes.
We looked at sandals made of what looked like petrified leather.
The graves were small caves built out of petrified coral (the place was once underwater, many many years ago).
Not soon after the beginning of the year, Harry and his friends stumble upon a petrified cat next to a stunned ghost and an eerie warning written on the castle wall.
Conceptacles contaning Spores, and strongly suggesting the Chytridineous Fungus Urophlyetis, have recently been found, in petrified material, on the leaves of an Alethopteris, which appears to have undergone decay before fossilization set in.Advertisement
More usually, however, the carbonaceous film is thin, and merely shows the impress of the medullary cast within; (3) petrified specimens of all parts - stem, roots, leaves and fructifications - showing the internal structure, more or less perfectly preserved.
The anatomy of Lepidodendron and its immediate allies is now well known in a number of species; the Carboniferous rocks of Great Britain are especially rich in petrified specimens, which formed the subject of Williamson's extensive investigations.
This genus has long been known as a common and widely spread Jurassic and Cretaceous conifer, but owing to the absence of petrified specimens and of well-preserved cones, it has been impossible to refer it to a definite position in the Coniferales.
He carefully opened the massive manuscript with a petrified wood cover.
The limestone outcrops are popularly believed to be the petrified bodies of trolls and giants, rendered immobile by the witches.Advertisement
The graves were small caves built out of petrified coral (the place was once underwater, many many years ago ).
I've always been one of those women petrified of showing up in red lips; after all, that's very attention grabbing.
He considered taking Vinnie to jail for safekeeping, but the petrified man wouldn't hear of it.
Had she awoken, there was no doubt she'd be petrified by his actions in the nearly dark room.
In the fossilized ooze of the Wonderkop, a table mountain of the adjacent Wittebergen, are quantities of petrified fish.Advertisement
In the "dirt-bed" resting upon the Oolitic strata numerous specimens of petrified wood are found, some of great size.
Swift rode down to Marley Abbey with a terrible countenance, petrified Vanessa by his frown, and departed without a word, flinging down a packet which only contained her own letter to Stella.
It was then exhibited in various parts of the country as a "petrified man."
These distinctions can be recognized on petrified specimens, as well as on the casts, but their taxonomic value is somewhat doubtful.
The structure of a Bothrodendron has recently been investigated and proves to be identical with that of the petrified stem which Williamson named Lepidodendron mundum.Advertisement
The Botry- opterideae are chiefly known from petrified specimens; in the genus Botryopteris and certain species of Zygopteris we have a fairly complete g knowledge of all parts of the plant.
Molly was impressed, Howie was confused and Julie petrified she'd use the wrong utensils.
The abundance of petrified coniferous wood in rocks of various ages has led many botanists to investigate the structure of modern genera with a view to determining how far anatomical characters may be used as evidence of generic distinctions.
In this case the internal structure is not known, but another seed, Trigonocarpus Parkinsoni, associated with, and probably belonging to, the Alethopterid species, Medullosa anglica, occurs in the petrified condition and has been fully investigated.
Fossil wood of the Pinites type (Pityoxylon) has been described from England, France, Germany, Sweden, Spitsbergen, North America and elsewhere; some of the best British examples have been obtained from the so-called Pine-raft, the remains of water-logged and petrified wood of Lower Greensand age, seen at low water near Brook Point in the Isle of Wight.Advertisement
A peculiar local industry is the manufacture of so-called "petrified" birds' nests, plants, and other objects.
He did so now, describing Lydia's reluctance in descending to the accident, but glossing over just how petrified she'd been.
A considerable number of Calamarian fructifications are known, preserved, some as carbonaceous impressions, others as petrified specimens, exhibiting the internal structure.
These stems, known as Megaphytum when the leaves were in two rows, and as Caulopteris in the case of polystichous arrangement, are frequent, especially in the Permian of the Continent; when petrified, so that their internal structure is preserved, the name Psaronius is employed.
Unvarying rules petrified action; the need of flexibility, of perpetual adjustment, was strongly felt" (Butcher, The Greek Genius, p. 182).Advertisement
The jet is a species of petrified wood found towards the bottom of the Upper Lias, and its use for the purpose of ornament dates from very early times.
Within the desert is a petrified forest, the most remarkable in the United States.
Among Palaeozoic genera there are some which bear a close resemblance to the recent type in Geological the form of the leaves; and petrified Palaeozoic seeds, almost identical with those of the maidenhair tree, have been described from French and English localities.
As a rule, the petrified remains, all-important for the revelation of structure, are fragmentary, and give little idea of the habit or external characters of the plants from which they were derived.
The recent advance of fossil botany has depended in a very great degree on the study of petrified specimens with their structure preserved; so far, at least, as the older strata are concerned, it is, as a rule, only with the help of specimens showing structure that any safe conclusions as to the affinities of fossil plants can be arrived at.
Numerous more or less isolated fern-sporangia occur in the petrified material of the Carboniferous formation; the presence of an annulus is a frequent character among these specimens, while synangic sori are rare; it is thus certain that families remote from the Marattiaceae were abundantly represented during this period.
Petrified specimens of the main Stigmaria are frequent, and those of its rootlets extraordinarily abundant.
Frankly, I'm petrified what I experienced last night might somehow lead to more of the same; people poking sticks at my psyche.
I'm petrified I'll put my foot in my mouth and screw it up.