Verboticism: Fretrified

'Don't just stare at her, say

DEFINITION: To be so afraid of failure that you become paralyzed -- unable to move, respond or even say a word.

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Pronunciation: fret-riff-ride

Sentence: Thinking of the possible consequences of screwing up his final examination paper had Tony so completely fretrified, he failed to write a single word...

Etymology: fret + petrified

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