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terrifyverb [T]

 us   /ˈter·əˌfɑɪ/
to ​frighten someone ​severely: His ​looks are enough to terrify anyone.
terrified
adjective  us   /ˈter·əˌfɑɪd/
She’s always been terrified of ​spiders.
terrifying
adjective  us   /ˈter·əˌfɑɪ·ɪŋ/
a terrifying ​experience
(Definition of terrify from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “terrify”
in Korean 무섭게하다…
in Arabic يُرعِب…
in Malaysian menggerunkan…
in French terrifier…
in Russian пугать, внушать ужас…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使害怕,使恐懼…
in Italian terrorizzare, atterrire…
in Turkish ödünü patlatmak, dehşete düşürmek, çok korkutmak…
in Polish przerażać…
in Spanish aterrorizar…
in Vietnamese gây sợ hãi…
in Portuguese apavorar…
in Thai ทำให้หวาดกลัว…
in German erschrecken…
in Catalan aterrir, esfereir…
in Japanese ~を怖がらせる, 脅かす…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使害怕,使恐惧…
in Indonesian membuat takut…
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