Examples of terrify in a Sentence
The thought of dying alone terrifies her.
the prospect of speaking in front of a huge crowd of people absolutely terrifies me
Recent Examples of terrify from the Web
While filming Williams’s terrifying emergency C-section, Ohanian (understandably distracted) captures a frame filled mainly by a semi-abstract block of Serena’s surgical gown.
The idea that all three crimes could be the work of the same person terrified the community.
While incredibly terrifying for the future state of coral reefs, these findings aren't going unnoticed.
The concert experience was life-changing for some, and at the same time terrifying for others who longed to become involved as local producers and distributors but feared losing jobs, child custody, housing.
Her daughter Camilla, 16, sensing her mother’s fears, clung to her and cried all the time, terrified her mom would be sent back to Guatemala.
In his place was this new ghost, Zenci Musa, elegantly styled to terrify me.
As more urban infrastructure, including smart-city systems, go online, cities and their citizens should be terrified by the Atlanta ransomware hack.
But, there was one tidbit from the interview that was downright hilarious: the president of the United States is reportedly terrified of sharks.
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give one the creeps, make one's flesh creep (or crawl);
TERRIFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of terrify for English Language Learners
: to cause (someone) to be extremely afraid : to frighten (someone) very much
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