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horrify

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of horrify

  1. to strike with fear <the news that a convicted sex offender lived in her neighborhood horrified her> Synonyms affright, alarm (also alarum), fright, frighten, panic, scare, scarify, shock, spook, startle, terrify, terrorizeRelated Words appall (also appal), bowl over, dismay, floor, jolt, shake, shake up; amaze, astound, awe; chill, daunt, demoralize, dispirit, emasculate, psych (out), undo, unman, unnerve, unstring; discomfort, discompose, disconcert, disquiet, distract, distress, disturb, perturb, unsettle, upset, worryNear Antonyms assure, cheer, comfort, console, solace, soothe; embolden, encourage, hearten, inspire, steelAntonyms reassure


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