MEANING: verb tr.: To paralyze, petrify, or hypnotize.

ETYMOLOGY: After Gorgon, any of the three monstrous sisters in Greek mythology: Stheno, Euryale, and Medusa. They had snakes for hair and turned into stone anyone who looked into their eyes (apparently it was OK to objectify people in those days). Earliest documented use: 1609.

GORDONIZE - what the Commissioner of Gotham City Police does to reshape his department

GO AGONIZE - you've decided nothing will help your bad situation

G. ORGANIZE - the seventh and ultimate way to improve working conditions