scare into

Definition of scare into

:to cause (someone) to do (something) because of fear
  • They tried to scare us into buying more insurance.

Word by Word Definitions

scare play
  1. : to frighten especially suddenly : alarm

  2. : to become scared

  1. : a sudden fright

  2. : a widespread state of alarm : panic


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to suppress quietly or indirectly

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