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fright

noun [C/U]  /frɑɪt/ us  
the feeling of fear, esp. if felt suddenly, or an experience of fear which happens suddenly: [U] When the rescue team reached him, he was shaking with fright. [C usually sing] You gave her a fright turning the lights out like that.
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