fright·enedfright·en·ing \ˈfrī-tən-iŋ, ˈfrīt-niŋ\
: to drive or force by frightening <frightened the boy into confessing>
Examples of FRIGHTEN
- The story really frightened me.
- The child was badly frightened by the mask.
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Related to FRIGHTEN
- affright, alarm (also alarum), fright, horrify, panic, scare, scarify, shock, spook, startle, terrify, terrorize, give one the creeps, make one's flesh creep (or crawl)
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