frighten into

Definition of frighten into

  1. :  to cause (someone) to do (something) because of fear The insurance agent tried to frighten her into buying the most expensive flood insurance. They frightened the boy into confessing his crime.

Word by Word Definitions

frightenplay
  1. :  to make afraid :  terrify

    :  to drive or force by frightening

    :  to become frightened


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