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One entry found for frighten.
Entry Word: frighten
Function: verb
Text: to strike with fear <around the campfire the campers tried to frighten one another with ghostly legends and grisly tales>
Synonyms affright, alarm, horrify, panic, scare, shock, spook, startle, terrify, terrorize
Related Words appall, dismay; amaze, astound, awe; chill, daunt, demoralize, dispirit, unman, unnerve; discompose, disconcert, disquiet, disturb, perturb, upset
Near Antonyms cheer, comfort, console, solace, soothe; embolden, encourage, hearten
Antonyms reassure