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fright

 
Noun fright has 1 sense
  1. fear, fearfulness, fright - an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    --1 is a kind of emotion
    --1 has parts: cold sweat
    --1 has particulars:
     alarm, dismay, consternation; creeps; frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle; horror; hysteria; panic, terror; scare, panic attack; stage fright; apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread; timidity, timidness, timorousness; intimidation
    Derived form: verb fright1
Verb fright has 1 sense
  1. frighten, fright, scare, affright - cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"
    --1 is one way to stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir
    Derived form: noun fright1
    Sample sentence:
    The bad news will fright him
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