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synonyms for scaring

  • alarm
  • awe
  • daunt
  • dismay
  • intimidate
  • paralyze
  • petrify
  • shock
  • startle
  • terrify
  • terrorize
  • affright
  • chill
  • freeze
  • panic
  • spook
  • give a fright
  • give a turn
  • scare silly
  • scare stiff
  • scare the pants off
  • shake up
  • strike terror in
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antonyms for scaring

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  • assist
  • assure
  • calm
  • comfort
  • encourage
  • expect
  • help
  • incite
  • please
  • soothe
  • stimulate
  • heat
  • reassure
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How to use scaring in a sentence

First I won’t leave my warm house, roommate and cat to drive onto central Florida’s main artery, Interstate 4, a ride that has provided me with more scares and longer wait times than anything at Disney or Universal.
OKAY, SO MAYBE WE DON’T MISS EVERYTHING ABOUT HOLIDAY TRAVELLIZ LANGLEYDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Warnock has tried to brush all this off as Republicans using scare tactics.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE GEORGIA SENATE RUNOFF ELECTIONSAMBER PHILLIPSDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Weddings, vacations, car repairs and health scares never occur on a set schedule but you can plan on paying for these events by setting aside small amounts of money each month to better prepare yourself when life inevitably gets in the way.
THE 20 MOST IMPORTANT PERSONAL FINANCE LAWS TO LIVE BYBEN CARLSONDECEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
He says that WhatsApp groups were full of rumors and false reports of shootings, so he decided to use the app as a way to “avoid unnecessary scares.”
THE APPS KEEPING RIO’S RESIDENTS SAFE FROM STRAY BULLETSNIALL FIRTHNOVEMBER 26, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
On the other side of the standings, the New York Jets fell to a league-worst 0-10, but not before giving the Los Angeles Chargers a scare on the road.
AFC SOUTH THRIVES AND THE STEELERS STAY UNBEATEN IN NFL WEEK 11CINDY BOREN, MARK MASKE, DES BIELERNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It will almost break me heart when the gang comes and begins tearing up the swamp and scaring away me chickens.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
But the religious troubles of the Netherlands were already scaring capital and industry from their older seats.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
What did they mean by coming into his veldt and shooting his game without his leave, and scaring his ostriches all over the place?
ALETTABERTRAM MITFORD
This country belongs to the red man, but his white brethren travels through, shooting the game and scaring it away.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXXJOEL PALMER
Why didn't you join the girls, instead of hanging behind and scaring them half to death?
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