Frighting
Fright Fright, v. t. [imp. {Frighted}; p. pr. & vb. n.. {Frighting}.] [OE. frigten to fear, frighten, AS. fyrhtan to frighten, forhtian to fear; akin to OS. forhtian, OHG. furihten, forahtan, G. f["u]rchten, Sw. frukta, Dan. frygte, Goth. faurhtjan. See {Fright}, n., and cf. {Frighten}.] To alarm suddenly; to shock by causing sudden fear; to terrify; to scare. [1913 Webster]

Nor exile or danger can fright a brave spirit. --Dryden.

Syn: To affright; dismay; daunt; intimidate. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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