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frighting


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  Nor  exile  or  danger  can  fright  a  brave  spirit. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  Syn:  To  affright;  dismay;  daunt;  intimidate. 




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