Thesaurus / frighten

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

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

Ned MyersJames Fenimore Cooper

“It will frighten the rest, who will soon come to terms, and agree to pay any tribute I may demand,” observed the rajah.

The Young RajahW.H.G. Kingston

Of course, it was to frighten me; all of the girls told me not to leave it there.

The Golden SlipperAnna Katharine Green

He might walk round in his square coat, and frighten the old 'un a little.'

I've Been Thinking;Azel Stevens Roe

If I do not frighten these companions of the beautiful girl, they may eat me.

Philippine Folk TalesMabel Cook Cole

They foreclose without mercy, but that does not frighten their old patrons, who have the perennial optimism of the country.

AncestorsGertrude Atherton

Some young men once determined to frighten the famous naturalist Cuvier.

It ended in his driving me to my last resource—I made an attempt to frighten him.

But he did not want to frighten Mary Nestor, so he fixed the control while gliding along, and made light of it.

"I frighten you," he said, in a low guttural voice, as he smiled.

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