Thesaurus / frighten
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Lupe Villagrana, the manager at Ridgepoint Apartments in Vista, recalled an incident last year in which one of her tenants accidentally broke into the wrong unit while intoxicated and frightened the neighbor.
Bormann allegedly beat two of his children with a whip because they were frightened by a large dog, and kicked one for falling in a puddle.
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They foreclose without mercy, but that does not frighten their old patrons, who have the perennial optimism of the country.
They did at first endeavour with their weapons to frighten us, who, lying ashore, deterred them from one of their fishing-places.
His hand was not in; I had nothing to frighten him with, which we always must have in the beginning, or we labour in vain.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
But instead of driving home their attack they thought to frighten them by a mere cannonade.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Should Gorton turn up he is just the one to frighten a defenceless woman, and purchase his own silence.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Mr. Scott's dog Smart was so trained, that he would never frighten the sheep.
WORDS RELATED TO FRIGHTEN
- be ever present
- come back
- prey on
- stay with
- weigh on
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