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  • verbshock, scare
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Synonyms for frighten

verb shock, scare
  • agitate
  • alarm
  • appall
  • astound
  • awe
  • daunt
  • demoralize
  • deter
  • disconcert
  • discourage
  • dishearten
  • dismay
  • faze
  • horrify
  • intimidate
  • perturb
  • petrify
  • startle
  • terrify
  • terrorize
  • unnerve
  • affright
  • browbeat
  • bulldoze
  • chill
  • cow
  • disquiet
  • panic
  • repel
  • spook
  • unhinge
  • chill to the bone
  • curdle the blood
  • disburb
  • discomfort
  • make blood run cold
  • make teeth chatter
  • scare away
  • scare off
  • scare to death
  • stiff
  • strike terror into

Antonyms for frighten

  • assist
  • assure
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • embolden
  • encourage
  • expect
  • hearten
  • help
  • inspirit
  • make happy
  • please
  • soothe
  • stimulate
  • urge
  • exhilarate
  • gladden
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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