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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of inspiring with fear adj. - Causing fear or dread or terror.

Usage examples (40)
  • Verb (used with object) : to frighten away pigeons from the roof
  • Verb (used without object) : a timid child who frightens easily
  • What makes Palin frightening is that there are people who actually buy into her scare tactics and fear mongering.
  • After what he describes as a frightening, involuntary hospital stay, he was suspended from the force. for more
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