frighten


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Related to frighten: frighten away, frighten off
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scare

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frighten something or someone off or away

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It starts with great hopes and great dreams, then there is the great disappointment, and it ends in the desperation of trying to frighten people who are desperately ill.
But it appears to be acceptable that the criminal can frighten that elderly lady who will never recover from the incident or the burglary which may result in her death due to the stress caused to her.
And in a direct message to them, she declared: "If you think you can frighten ordinary people or that you can ride rough-shod, well you are wrong and frankly I am not frightened by you - and I won't be frightened.
A MAN who denies trying to murder his father said he threatened him with a large knife to frighten him.
We know the tricks that frighten them because we know what frightens us.
She reminds me of the Duke of Wellington before the Battle of Waterloo: "I don't know if these men frighten the enemy," he said of our soldiers, "but by God they frighten me.
Well, yes: he's a baby, and babies are trained in the ways of the devil, designed to frustrate, frighten and freak out all adults.
And performing, the thought of not being able to do that any more frightens me.
The thought of an audience that big frightens the life out of me.