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Affright

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Noun

1. affright, panic, terror

an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety

Verb

2. affright, fright, frighten, scare

cause fear in

Example Sentences:
'The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me'
'Ghosts could never affright her'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Affright

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verb
1. (transitive)
to frighten
noun
2. 
a sudden terror

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Affright

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verb transitive
1.  Archaic
to frighten; terrify
noun
2.  Archaic
great fright or terror, or a cause of terror

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Affright

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tr.v. af·fright·ed, af·fright·ing, af·frights
To arouse fear in; terrify: "Many of nature's greatest oddities, that would affright dwellers up here, are accepted down there" (David Mazel).
n.
1. Great fear; terror.
2. A cause of terror.

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