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frightenverb [T]

 us   /ˈfrɑɪ·tən/
to make someone feel fear: Be quiet or you’ll frighten the deer.
frightened
adjective  us   /ˈfrɑɪ·tənd/
She was too frightened to enter the room alone.
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Translations of “frighten”
in Arabic يُخيف…
in Korean 놀라게하다…
in Portuguese assustar…
in Catalan espantar…
in Japanese (人)を怖がらせる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使害怕,使受惊…
in Turkish korkutmak, ürkütmek…
in Russian пугать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使害怕,使受驚…
in Italian spaventare, impaurire…
in Polish przestraszyć, przerażać…
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