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terrify

verb

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  1. to strike with fear the prospect of speaking in front of a huge crowd of people absolutely terrifies me Synonyms affright, alarm (also alarum), fright, horrify, panic, scare, scarify, shock, spook, startle, frighten, 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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