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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an alarming manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • The disturbing thing about the Minister's behavior is that far from being artificial, it too often rings frighteningly true
  • Verb (used with object) : to frighten away pigeons from the roof
  • Verb (used without object) : a timid child who frightens easily
  • Note the use of the word "recover," a word frighteningly close in meaning to the word "cure." for more
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