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Definition of transfix verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [usually passive] transfix somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they transfix
    he / she / it transfixes
    past simple transfixed
    -ing form transfixing
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  1. 1to make someone unable to move because they are afraid, surprised, etc. synonym paralyze
  2. 2 Luisa stood transfixed with shock.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: transfix