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adjective as in afraid


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The Nets went from interesting to terrifying on offense with the addition of Harden.

Bunch, 28, had no contact with any Tyson workers and, terrified of getting sick, had obsessively Googled information about the virus.

America’s favorite bully was a born entertainer who would pop into character at the drop of a hat terrifying people on and off camera.

I knew what it probably meant and that conclusion terrified me.

Let’s sort it out when we aren’t all terrified of a pandemic.

Nobody terrified audiences with a smile as well as Lee Marvin.

Some property was damaged, some industry professionals spent a few years being terrified, and we moved on.

He backed away and walked down the corridor as a file of terrified patients pressed themselves against the walls.

I kneel with the journalist in the sand, my face stoic and yet terrified, crying, knowing that I can do nothing but wait.

“My sister and her children are terrified,” said Iraqi Yazidi Faisal Fhaqooli, speaking from Lincoln, Nebraska, on Wednesday.

The moon rose on a terrified mob trudging or riding the forty miles of road between Meerut and the Mogul capital.

Terrified with this apparition, he consulted several friends, who advised him to take the advice.

To this the fat boy, considerably terrified, briefly responded, “Missis.”

He now knew no bounds to his wrath; and he proclaimed it in such a manner, that the terrified priest flew before him.

That man's glance seemed to read her very mind, she thought; and suddenly the reflection that had terrified her became her hope.

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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to terrified, such as: alarmed, awed, frightened, frozen, scared, and aghast.

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