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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
gorgonize or gorgonise (GOR-guh-nyz) verb tr.
To paralyze, petrify, or hypnotize.
[After Gorgon, any of the three monstrous sisters Stheno, Euryale, and Medusa in Greek mythology, who had snakes for hair. They turned into stone anyone who looked into their eyes.]
"Gorgonised me from head to foot
See more usage examples of gorgon in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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