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terrified

adjective

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terrified

verb
past tense of terrify

Synonyms & Antonyms of terrified (Entry 2 of 2)

to strike with fear
  • the prospect of speaking in front of a huge crowd of people absolutely terrifies me

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“Terrified.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/terrified. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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