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Synonyms for frightened

Synonyms for frightened

made afraid


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thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation

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As his hard knuck- les beat down into the frightened face of the school- master, his wrath became more and more terrible.
More and more frightened, she immediately promised them money, and taking out her purse, gave them a shilling, and begged them not to want more, or to use her ill.
The noise and hurrying about and wailing over the cholera had frightened her, and she had been angry because no one seemed to remember that she was alive.
But going on, too, working pretty hard, and busily keeping red-hot all the irons I now had in the fire, I would sit sometimes of a night, opposite my aunt, thinking how I had frightened Dora that time, and how I could best make my way with a guitar-case through the forest of difficulty, until I used to fancy that my head was turning quite grey.
I was in a dark passage, I was frightened and I cried out.
Although the woman had not spoken a single word to her, the nurse was very much frightened, but told no one about it.
And then I got to Stoniton, and I began to feel frightened that night, because I was so near home.
At this the thieves were frightened, and said, 'Softly, softly
Sell me the missis," said another soldier, addressing the German, who, angry and frightened, strode energetically along with downcast eyes.
I'm sorry I frightened you out of your favorite stamping ground," he said rather aimlessly.
I wish to say, miss, that your aunt has frightened me.
WHEN MAN first saw the Camel, he was so frightened at his vast size that he ran away.
And she was so frightened he might try to come for all and get tore up by the dog and it was a bull-dog too that would never let go.
She seems to be doubtful of me; she seems to be frightened of me.
To be sure I am frightened out of my wits; and yet I thought it my duty to tell your la'ship, though perhaps it may make you angry, for we servants don't always know what will make our ladies angry; for, to be sure, everything is always laid to the charge of a servant.
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