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frighten

verb

1 frighten

Cause fear in:
— The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me.

synonyms: affright, fright, scare.

Roget 860: fear, stand in awe of; be afraid etc. adj.; have qualms etc. n.; apprehend, sit upon thorns, eye askance; distrust etc. (disbelieve) ... show more

Dutch: bang, beangstigen




Moby thesaurus: affright, agitate, alarm, alert, appall, arouse, astound, awe, bowl down, bowl over, browbeat, bulldoze, cow, cry havoc, cry wolf, curdle the blood, daunt, demoralize, discompose, disconcert ... show more.

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