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fright

noun /frait/
a sudden fear
susto
The noise gave me a terrible fright.
a person who looks ridiculous
adefesio, espantajo
She looks a fright in those clothes.
frighten verb to make (someone) afraid
asustar
She was frightened by a large dog.
frightened adjective
asustado
He had a frightened expression on her face.
frightful adjective terrible or frightening
horroroso
I had a frightful experience.
very bad
espantoso
He is a frightful liar.
frightening adjective
espantoso, aterrador
Being mugged was a frightening experience.
frightfully adverb very
terriblemente
He’s frightfully clever.
take fright to become frightened usually suddenly and quickly
asustarse de
She took fright and ran away.
(Definition of fright from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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