B1 very frightened:
I'm terrified of the dark.
- He was clasping the vase tightly, terrified of dropping it.
- He held back, terrified of going into the dark room.
- I'm terrified of forgetting my lines.
- She's terrified of him and won't make a statement until we've got him banged up in the cells.
- Quite honestly/frankly, the thought of it terrified me.
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