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Overview of verb frighten

The verb frighten has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (10) frighten, fright, scare, affright

(cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her")

2. (1) frighten

(drive out by frightening)


Overview of adj frightened

The adj frightened has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (0) frightened, scared

(made afraid; "the frightened child cowered in the corner"; "too shocked and scared to move")

2. (0) panicky, panicked, panic-stricken, panic-struck, terrified, frightened

(thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted")

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