affright[ uh-frahyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF affright
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In a swerve he almost stopped, every muscle of his big body trembling in affright.
Polly lingered near, affright in her heart, Oh, if her father were only there!
Her eyes roved to Garnache's, and fell away in affright before their glitter.
Blood and wounds, Master Joseph, think you to affright me with words?
He groaned aloud unconsciously and started with affright at the sound of his own voice.
To tell the truth, these modernists did not permit the hereafter to awe or affright them.
The man who was looking through the desk sprang up in affright.
They soon, however, got over their affright, and returned to their repast.
The very thought of it causes the sailor to shiver with affright.
With a shriek of affright she plunged boldly into the midst of the smoke.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR AFFRIGHT
- chill to the bone
- curdle the blood
- make blood run cold
- make one's blood run cold
- make one's hair stand on end
- make teeth chatter
- scare away
- scare off
- scare the daylights out of
- scare to death
- strike terror into