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terrify

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

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“Terrify.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/terrify. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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