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frighten 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈfrītn/,
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frightened, past tense; frightened, past participle; frightens, 3rd person singular present; frightening, present participle;
  1. Make (someone) afraid or anxious
    • - the savagery of his thoughts frightened him
    • - people were no longer easily frightened into docility
  2. Deter someone or something from involvement or action by making them afraid

  3. (of a person) Become afraid or anxious
    • - at his age, I guess he doesn't frighten any more

  1. cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her"
  2. drive out by frightening
  3. (frightened) made afraid; "the frightened child cowered in the corner"; "too shocked and scared to move"
  4. (frightened) panicky: thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted"
  5. (frightening) awful: causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; ...
  6. (frightening) terrorization: the act of inspiring with fear
  7. (The Frightened) The Frightened was a radio program broadcast in the late 1950s. During 1956 Lyle Kenyon Engel put together a package of two radio shows and four magazines. ...
  8. (The Frightening) The Frightening is a homoerotic horror movie, released in 2002, directed by David DeCoteau.
  9. To disturb with fear; to throw into a state of alarm or fright; to affright; to terrify
  10. (frightened) afraid; suffering from fear
  11. (frightening) causing fear; of capable of causing fear; scary; awful
  12. (Frightened) Characters who are frightened are shaken, and in addition they flee from the source of their fear as quickly as they can, although they can choose the path of their flight. ...
  13. (Frightened) To dream that you are frightened at anything, denotes temporary and fleeting worries. See Affrighted.
  14. When you play Master Death Teddy, you may destroy a non-Boss monster.
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