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Definition of Frighten

Frighten

  1. To disturb with fear; to throw into a state of alarm or fright; to affright; to terrify.

Frighten Quotations

The only use of an obstacle is to be overcome. All that an obstacle does with brave men is, not to frighten them, but to challenge them.
Woodrow Wilson

God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.
Elizabeth I

Death doesn't frighten me; now I can think peacefully of ending a long life.
Jeanne Calment

Many years ago, large packs of wolves roamed the countryside in Ukraine, making travel in that part of the world very dangerous. These wolf packs were fearless. They were not intimidated by people nor by any of the weapons available at that time. The only thing that seemed to frighten them was fire.
Joseph B. Wirthlin

I have managed to infuriate the bank bosses; acquire a fatwa from the revolutionary guards of the trades union movement; frighten the 'Daily Telegraph' with a progressive graduate payment; and upset very rich people who are trying to dodge British taxes. I must be doing something right.
Vince Cable
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Frighten Translations

frighten in Dutch is doen schrikken, schrik aanjagen
frighten in French is effaroucher, effrayer, effrayons, effrayent
frighten in Latin is territo
frighten in Norwegian is skremme
frighten in Spanish is espantar, asustar
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