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And as she dropped them she saw the terrified face of Cornelius open its eyes.

Her voice was that with which one seeks to cajole a terrified infant.

But that afternoon of the first day at home she was terrified.

What had so terrified the kongoni it would be impossible to say.

It was simply a concert of howling monkeys that had so terrified me!

She was too terrified to add her weeping to the wail of the wind—it would have been too ghastly.

He was terrified at the rapidity with which he had been involved in such dangers—decoyed into it.

Sophie Croizette gazed at me with a terrified look in her eyes.

I declare I was so terrified, I didn't know one house from another.

And then came the clang of the fire bell, and the waiting ranks were terrified.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from Latin terrificare "to frighten," from terrificus "causing terror" (see terrific). Related: Terrified; terrifying.

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