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frightens

verb
present tense third-person singular of frighten

Synonyms & Antonyms of frightens

to strike with fear
  • around the campfire the campers tried to frighten one another with ghostly legends and grisly tales

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frightening

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frightful

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“Frightens.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/frightens. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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