gorgonize

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gor·gon·ize

 (gôr′gə-nīz′)
tr.v. gor·gon·ized, gor·gon·iz·ing, gor·gon·iz·es
To have a paralyzing or stupefying effect on.

gorgonize

(ˈɡɔːɡəˌnaɪz) or

gorgonise

vb (tr)
to turn to stone

gor•gon•ize

(ˈgɔr gəˌnaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to affect as a Gorgon might; hypnotize; petrify.
[1600–10]

gorgonize

- To stare at with a petrifying look.
See also related terms for stare.
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When leaders seem to send the message of promoting, rather than condemning, reprehensible acts that transgress basic human rights, the people ought to be concerned about it-rather than cheering for it either out of sheer ignorance, callous conscience, blind loyalty, or gorgonized fanaticism,' she said.
When leaders tend to send the message of promoting rather than condemning reprehensible acts that transgresses basic human rights-the people ought to be concerned about it, rather than sheering out for sheer ignorance, callous conscience, blind loyalty or gorgonized fanaticism,' Morales said.