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  Definition of Frighten
  1. cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"
  2. drive out by frightening
Similar Words: fright, scare, affright

 

See Also: daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare

 

Hyponyms: bluff, awe, terrify, terrorize, terrorise, intimidate, dismay, alarm, appal, appall, horrify, consternate, spook

 

Derivational Morphology: scare, panic attack, scarecrow, straw man, strawman, bird-scarer, scarer, fear, fearfulness, fright, terrorization, terrorisation, frightening

 

 
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