frighten

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scare

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frighten something or someone off or away

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The result was aclaimed by the British press as a great victory over the colonies, with cartoons depicting the Dragon frightening off the "primitive" Maori
UNBEATEN hurdler Ned Kelly faces an apparently simple task in landing yet another victory today - after frightening off most of the opposition.
Manager Luke Brown said: 'Its markings include four large patches like eyes, which are for frightening off predators.
It offers a first line of defence against any road-rage attack, both frightening off a potential attacker and alerting bystanders to an incident.
Perhaps the looming shadow of Brixton Jail - a mere 100 yards away - is frightening off prospective purchasers.
THE mayor of the Maryland town of Burkittsville has apologised for frightening off movie chiefs who plan to make a sequel to the box office smash The Blair Witch Project.
It's frightening off a lot of people from working class backgrounds.
We'll do our job, and you do yours - which you might find easier if you don't go frightening off potential investors.