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frighten

verb [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.
Translations of “frighten”
in Korean 놀라게하다…
in Arabic يُخيف…
in Portuguese assustar…
in Catalan espantar…
in Japanese (人)を怖がらせる…
in Italian spaventare, impaurire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使害怕,使受驚…
in Russian пугать…
in Turkish korkutmak, ürkütmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使害怕,使受惊…
in Polish przestraszyć, przerażać…
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