Definition of Frightens

1. Verb. (third-person singular of frighten) ¹



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Definition of Frightens

1. frighten [v] - See also: frighten

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frightens

friggin
friggings
friggle
fright
fright reaction
frighted
frighten
frighten away
frighten off
frightened
frightener
frighteners
frightening
frighteningly
frightens (current term)
frightful
frightfull
frightfuller
frightfully
frightfulness
frightfulnesses
frightihead
frighting
frightless
frightment
frights
frightsome
frighty

Literary usage of Frightens

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1. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"XI Proves Conclusively the Existence of the Dark Tower Visited by Child Rowland, and of "Bogey" who frightens Children. THE Gamberi River — clear as a ..."

2. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander, Joseph Torrey (1851)
"... lures out and frightens away the hideous reptile from his den, so the word drives the fearful passions of our sensual nature from the most secret ..."

3. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With by Delany (Mary) (1861)
"I have not heard from Ireland these ten days or more ; their silence frightens me, for I believe poor Don- nellan is in a very dangerous way. ..."

4. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1893)
"But if the use of the particular motor, the noise of which frightens the horse, was unauthorized, the company may be liable ; as, for example, where street ..."

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