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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frighten  \Fright"en\,  v.  t.  [imp.  {Frightened};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Frightening}.]  [See  {Fright},  v.  t.] 
  To  disturb  with  fear;  to  throw  into  a  state  of  alarm  or 
  fright;  to  affright;  to  terrify. 
 
  More  frightened  than  hurt.  --Old  Proverb. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frighten 
  v  1:  cause  fear  in  "The  stranger  who  hangs  around  the  building 
  frightens  me"  [syn:  {fright},  {scare},  {affright}] 
  2:  drive  out  by  frightening 




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