Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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In growth all is adjusted to capacity; it is not meant to shock, force, or frighten.

And all the little disfiguring hurts of life—they frighten me!

There was nothing in that to frighten her: there was everything to make her feel content and proud.

The work was hard, and the weather cold; but these did not frighten me.

This man said I must be operated on by a burning process, all of which was said to frighten me to duty.

You are so rich, and so prudent, that the word in capital letters cannot frighten you.

"You'd frighten them away, if you did," said Mrs. Jenkins, dashing some water into the teapot.

It did not frighten him, he smiled at it with a smile of infinite sadness.

In vain she confessed that her threats were only to frighten me into being a good boy.

But there was some anxiety in that smile of his; his success was beginning to frighten him.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.